In an excerpt from “Why We Get Sick,” Ben Bikman explains how glucose and insulin drive acid reflux, gallstones and other GI disorders.
Sucrose—table sugar—is a common added sweetener. It’s made of glucose and fructose, and too much can cause metabolic damage in your body.
Your body’s ability to switch between burning glucose and fat is a sign of optimal metabolic health. Here’s how ketone monitoring fits in
Research shows that controlled breathing can positively impact our nervous system, reducing stress and maybe even improving glucose control.
Caffeine can have a short-term impact on blood sugar, but other compounds in coffee and tea may help metabolic health in the long term.
In the past decade, we've seen a torrent of new research into the relationship between our metabolic pathways and tumors, and what that means for our health