HEALTH
CONDITIONS

Interactions between nutrients and genes

- 3 minutes to read

Food is not always “just food” since we all might react differently to certain nutrients. This is most evidently seen when we talk about coffee and caffeine, since some of us absorb caffeine much slower, which has a negative effect on our health. The reason for this is our unique genetics.

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Type 1 diabetes: Treatment and Management

- 5 minutes to read

Managing type 1 diabetes is an everyday job if a person is to remain healthy post-diagnosis and minimise and avoid other health complications that may arise. Insulin therapy, great food choices and meal plan, as well as general movement and exercise are the 3 pillars fundamental to managing type 1 diabetes.

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How Binge Eating affects our mental and physical health (Part 2)

- 4 minutes to read

In the first part in the series, we talked about the connection between a binge eating disorder and insulin resistance, poor sleep, infertility and several other health issues. Today, we’ll discuss in more detail about kidney and liver health, malnutrition, anxiety, depression and even a higher risk of suicide in individuals with a binge eating disorder.

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How Binge Eating affects our mental and physical health (Part 1)

- 4 minutes to read

For a bystander, binge eating might not seem like a disorder. Instead, they see it as a lack of willpower to control hunger urges. However, research and studies show that if left undiagnosed and untreated, binge eating can cause long term serious physical and mental health issues and other life-changing conditions.

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Coeliac Disease — Testing, Treatment and Diet

- 4 minutes to read

Coeliac disease is not something that is easy to diagnose since it can mimic other gut conditions and diseases. Also, testing is often quite invasive which is why many remain undiagnosed and are treated and have lifestyle changes for incorrect disorders.

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