Can Diabetics Drink Milk?

Diabetes milk

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?

Does Chocolate Raise or Lower Blood Sugar?

Chocolate blood sugar

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?

What Is Melanin and What Does It Do?

Melanin skin

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?

11 Scientific Facts about Melanin in the Skin

Melanin scientific facts

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