Energy

Why do we Crave Sugar and What Can we do to Avoid the Impact?

Humans have evolved to crave sugar. This may be hardwired into us from our ancestors who 15 million years ago lived through a time of ‘global cooling’. We adapted a greater sensitivity to fructose because it’s a source of energy and therefore it taps into a primitive survival mechanism. It also stimulates the ‘feel good …

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Did You Know That We Have Millions of Critters That Live Inside of Us and Produce Our Energy?

Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cells and they are vital for survival as they generate ATP from the food we eat. The process is known as cellular respiration. Loss of function in mitochondria can result in fatigue.  When mitochondria are damaged, they produce less energy. This may occur as a result of …

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