Tag Archives: Blood Pressure

Reversing diabetes: understanding the process

by in Carbs, Insulin, and Diabetes July 14, 2014

The fundamental problem, the cause of all the complications associated with diabetes, is the chronically elevated glucose and insulin levels. Independently of the fact that each individual, each one of us, has a different tolerance to carbohydrates, a different metabolic response to the presence of glucose and insulin in the blood, there are basically only two ways […]

How much salt, how much water, and our amazing kidneys

by in Water, Salt and Hydration September 8, 2012

Salt, the one we put on food, is composed almost exclusively of sodium chloride (NaCl) that very easily dissolves in water into positively charged sodium (Na+) and negatively charged chloride (Cl-) ions. And there is something very special and unique about these ions: in our blood, Na+ and Cl- are present in the highest concentrations and maintained […]