Diabetics can eat and drink just about anything they want, milk included, so long as they adapt their intake according to their individual nutritional requirements and the restrictions of their condition. Both whole and low-fat or skim milk are well tolerated in limited amounts, assuming the diabetic patient can digest dairy (is not lactose intolerant). ⭐ Continue ReadingCan Diabetics Drink Milk?
October is officially flu season and the start of the epidemic all throughout the Northern hemisphere. And one of the categories most at risk for catching the flu as well as experiencing complications from it are children. Being of school age and spending a lot of time in closed quarters increases the chances of kids ⭐ Continue ReadingThe Flu in Children
Start of October 2018, the flu season has officially arrived in the northern hemisphere and is expected to last until at least April 2019. That’s 5 to 6 months, enough time for many of use to catch the pesky virus. Which begs the question: is there something new you should know about the flu this ⭐ Continue ReadingThe Flu 2018-2019: Useful Guide
All foods that contain carbohydrates, chocolate included, will raise blood sugar levels, not lower them. But the extent to which they do so differs from food to food. The effects of chocolate on blood sugar are conditioned by the cocoa content of the product and portion size. The higher the cocoa content and the lower ⭐ Continue ReadingDoes Chocolate Raise or Lower Blood Sugar?
Most diabetics can eat chocolate with their condition safely, so long as they only have very small amounts at once, of the likes of 1-2 cubes. Dark chocolate is preferable to milk and white chocolate or other similar varieties that are low in cocoa. The type of dark chocolate to look for is the one ⭐ Continue ReadingCan Diabetics Eat Chocolate?
What is melanin? By definition, melanin is a pigment found in the skin, eyes, hair and even ears and brain tissue. It’s produced by special cells called melanocytes and stored in sacs (vesicles) within the melanocytes called melanosomes. The pigment can be transported by the melanosomes to adjacent cells such as skin cells to serve ⭐ Continue ReadingWhat Is Melanin and What Does It Do?
Melanin is a pigment produced by special cells called melanocytes. It’s best know for giving skin its color and is responsible for the darkest all the way to the lightest skin tones. It’s also what gives our eyes their color and it’s found in the brain, inner ear, hair and lips too. Just as interesting, ⭐ Continue Reading11 Scientific Facts about Melanin in the Skin