Carbohydrates and their Relationship with Water

Carbohydrates and their Relationship with Water

Whether it’s the simple dissolving action of table sugar, the gel formation properties of starch, or the water-attracting abilities of pectin and beta-glucans, the way these molecules interact with water has significant metabolic and physiological implications.

The Holistic Support of Oatmeal’s Beta-Glucans

The Holistic Support of Oatmeal’s Beta-Glucans

Difficulties in breastfeeding can arise from various factors, from poor nutrition to systemic inflammation. Medication might stimulate milk production, but it’s unlikely to improve milk quality or deal with underlying issues like insulin resistance or hormonal imbalances.

Insulin Resistance: When the Body’s Energy Management Falters

Insulin Resistance: When the Body’s Energy Management Falters

My mother had a great idea. She gave me a quarter each day to buy snacks for the walk home from school. I was ten years old. Back then, a quarter bought four candy bars and five lollipops! The calories added up and my body changed. But like all children who find...

ESL Posts: English as Second Language

Carbohydrates and How They Work with Water

Carbohydrates and How They Work with Water

When we talk about carbs, or carbohydrates, we usually think about energy. Carbs are a main source of energy for our bodies. But carbs also have a special relationship with water, and depending on the type of relationship, carbs will affect our health in different...

The Lactogenic Diet: Good for Both Moms and Overall Health

The Lactogenic Diet: Good for Both Moms and Overall Health

The lactogenic diet goes beyond aiding breastfeeding moms. This approach promotes long-term health by improving metabolism, balancing hormones, and offering a nutrient-rich alternative to conventional food guides. Ideal for anyone invested in maintaining good health.

Oatmeal and Beta-Glucans for Nursing Mothers (ESL)

Oatmeal and Beta-Glucans for Nursing Mothers (ESL)

Moving Beyond the "One Pill, One Problem" Philosophy The idea that "one pill can solve one problem" is widespread, but it limits our view of health. We need to understand that health is a system where everything is linked. For example, taking medicine for heartburn...

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Los carbohidratos y su relación con el agua

Los carbohidratos y su relación con el agua

Azúcar vertida en café donde se disuelve Cuando pensamos en carbohidratos, tendemos a pensar en energía, ya que los carbohidratos son una fuente de combustible primaria para nuestros cuerpos. Sin embargo, los carbohidratos tienen una relación compleja con el agua que...

Writing: Poems, Lyrics, Books

Rest in my arms and be safe: a poem of new motherhood

Rest in my arms and be safe: a poem of new motherhood

Greetings my newborn, My heart says hello. You've come such a long way To lie in my arms. We’ve got such a long way Together, to go. So rest in my arms and take strength.   So many thoughts now Pass through my mind. The world is so hard And I'm frightened for...

Once upon a time… Girls Fairytales Retold

Once upon a time… Girls Fairytales Retold

Girls Stories and Fairytales are rooted in very ancient cultures, even in a form of shamanism that is tens of thousands of years old. This re-telling of girls stories opens new possibilities to understand ourselves today.

Why and How I Write What I do

Why and How I Write What I do

Since my early teens, I’ve been on a quest to find the missing pieces to help me make sense of the world and of myself as a woman and a person. One of my first quests was to understand why my parents truly despised one another. Both were intelligent and modern...

Blue Borage Time – a poem of awe in the garden

Blue Borage Time – a poem of awe in the garden

Your furry leaves and blue starflowers Summon bees at all the hours, Throughout spring and throughout summer, Summon all the honey mummers.   How their nimble legs alight Upon your blossoms’ azure shade, They stop and nip your sticky dew, Then fly away.   ...

Complimentary Meds for Seasonal, Respiratory Viral Diseases that are compatible with nursing