Insulin is a hormone that is made by the pancreas to allow your body to use sugar (glucose) for energy. It helps to keep blood sugar from getting too low or too high. You need sugar (glucose) for energy but most of the cells in our bodies cannot ‘open’ to absorb sugar from the bloodstream.
September is PCOS Awareness Month What is Polycystic ovary Syndrome? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is not just the number one cause of infertility or the most common hormone disorder affecting women. This disorder has many other serious health concerns. Most women with PCOS are overweight and develop many small cysts on their ovaries. These cysts are
A Little History for Fun The olive tree is native to Asia Minor (mostly present-day Turkey) and was spread to the rest of the Mediterranean basin nearly 6,000 years ago. Made from the fruit of the olive tree, olive oil is a staple in the Mediterranean diet. After the olives are picked and washed, they