OCD: supplements to help overcome it

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is exactly what the name says it is. It’s basically a mental condition where an individual experiences bothersome, intrusive, and worrisome thoughts that elicit a feeling of discomfort and/or fear that often leads to obsessive-compulsive behaviors. It can manifest in a wide variety of ways, for example (R): Body dysmorphic disorder … Read more

How to improve insulin sensitivity the right way

Blood sugar optimization is all the rage these days. Most people believe that insulin resistance is caused by dietary carbohydrates. But it’s not. As I described in my previous article on how insulin works, high blood sugar is caused by elevated lipolysis and gluconeogenesis. If you haven’t read that article yet, do so by clicking … Read more

Insulin: the wrongly accused hormone

Insulin is so easily villainized for causing metabolic syndrome and diabetes and that’s one of the reasons why low carb diets are all the rage these days. But is there a possibility that something is being overlooked? That is what I want to discuss with you in this article. First, why are people drawn to … Read more

Is anxiety crushing your professional and personal life? Here’s how to control it

Cold sweats, rapid heart beat, shallow breathing, butterflies, lightheadedness, restlessness…we all know the symptoms of feeling anxious. It’s like this monster inside of us that threatens to wreak havoc if we give it a little too much permission…a little too much leash. I’m not really a guy that gets anxious, but life is unpredictable and … Read more

Nitric oxide: more than just a vasodilator

Nitric oxide (NO) is a chemical messenger that possesses an ability to freely diffuse across the cell membranes, and unlike other classical neurotransmitters, this molecule is neither stored in the synaptic vesicles nor released by the process of exocytosis (R). It’s synthesized from the amino acid L-arginine by the enzyme NO synthase (NOS) in the body. … Read more

17 Effective Ways to Decrease Hunger and Stay on your Diet

Dieting can be really hard if all you keep thinking about is food, and then the hunger pangs aren’t helping at all either. Luckily there are ways to control your appetite to improve diet adherence. Some people might think that hunger is just a signal from the body that it needs more food, despite the … Read more