Shirin Guzzardi

Menopause – Sleep (insulin sensitivity), Stress, Nutrition & Exercise

When it comes to preventing insulin resistance, it is recommended eating healthily, exercising, and managing your weight—however, new research proposes another factor that’s especially important for older women. Researchers state that sleep’s impact on insulin sensitivity was significant among the whole group but even more so for postmenopausal women. Now that I am reaching the …

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Immune boosting solutions

Immune boosting solutions It’s no secret that you are what you eat. Research over the years has shown that a well-balanced diet filled with nutritious foods and supplementation is your strongest defence against chronic and dangerous conditions such as heart disease, obesity and diabetes. But did you know the foods and supplements you eat can …

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What is intermittent fasting, and what does it do?

What is intermittent fasting, and what does it do? Intermittent fasting, defined as periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink, is an ancient practice followed in a variety of different formats by populations globally. Why fasting? Autophagy and cell maintenance! Intermittent fasting also stimulates autophagy while inhibiting the mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin) protein …

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