The Benefits of Eating Dark Chocolate

Chocolate is Anti-Inflammatory Dark chocolate is packed with antioxidants, called flavonoids or polyphenols, that help reduce inflammation. Reducing inflammation is key to preventing and reversing chronic illness. Chocolate Helps Regulate Your Immune System New...
Reading a Nutrition Label

Reading a Nutrition Label

Tips for Navigating Thirty40Thirty Nutrition 1. Net Carbohydrate of a serving = Total Carbs – Dietary Fiber (in the above example it is 13g – 3g = 10g). Fiber is subtracted from the total carb because fiber slows down the rate of absorption. 2. Block...
Polyphenols

Polyphenols

What are Polyphenols? Polyphenols are the chemicals that give vegetables and fruits their colors. They are also the plant’s primary defense mechanism against invading bacteria and other parasites. Why do we need to eat them? Consuming a diet rich in polyphenols is...
Insulin Resistance & Metabolic Syndrome

Insulin Resistance & Metabolic Syndrome

Insulin is an extremely important hormone that helps control blood sugar levels in the body. It is produced by your pancreas when signaled that glucose is present in the bloodstream. It then moves glucose (blood sugar) into storage cell sites for energy to be used...