Glycemic index and glycemic load

The glycemic index is a value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels. Also known as "blood sugar," blood glucose levels above normal are toxic and can cause blindness, kidney failure, or increase cardiovascular risk. Foods low on the glycemic index (GI) scale tend [...]

By | 2017-07-24T13:26:31+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health, Nutrition, Nutrition Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What does Melatonin Do and Should You Take It?

When I first started working night shift years ago the first thing that I ran into around the coffee pot, the night shift version of the water cooler, is melatonin. But what does melatonin do and why does it work? Anyone who has worked the night shift for any amount of time has heard of it. [...]

By | 2017-06-04T20:24:21+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Health, Sleep Tips|0 Comments