• 7 Facts About Inflammation and Metabolic Disorders

    7 Facts About Inflammation and Metabolic Disorders

    The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among US adults is staggering. Research shows that more than a third of US adults met the criteria for metabolic syndrome between 2011 to 2016. Since the prevalence of metabolic syndrome significantly increases with age, that number is likely even worse by now. Metabolic syndrome can have rippling effects on your health, body, and mental health. It can be...
  • The Effects of Metabolic Syndrome and How They Can be Reversed

    The Effects of Metabolic Syndrome and How They Can be Reversed

    For many of us, it seems like the older we get the more health issues we have. In our 20s, we have fewer health complaints so routine check-ups often come back clear or we don’t even bother to get them. In recent years, by the mid-30s, sometimes earlier, the story is changing rapidly. The signs of metabolic disease have started to appear at younger...
  • What Are the Links Between Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome?

    What Are the Links Between Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome?

    Why is it important to understand risk factors connecting metabolic syndrome to heart disease? Heart disease is the single leading cause of death among men and women in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a person dies from cardiovascular disease every 36 seconds. Put another way, each year cardiovascular disease is the cause of one out of every four deaths. In...
  • 5 gut-friendly reset recipes

    5 gut-friendly reset recipes

    With the advent of a new year comes an onslaught of detoxes, cleanses and reset recipes intended to help your digestive system recover after the holidays and start January off on the right foot. And while a reset can certainly be helpful, unfortunately for those struggling with issues like Diabetes, Parkinson’s, IBS, or gut-related challenges, general dietary advice can be misguided. So many protocols...
  • Start the New Year off Right and Join the Sugar Shift Challenge!

    Start the New Year off Right and Join the Sugar Shift Challenge!

    Ready to start January off on the right foot? One of the easiest ways you can support your gut health in the new year is by taking a daily probiotic.  Sugar Shift is a targeted, one-of-a-kind probiotic, formulated to improve sugar metabolism and boost your overall energy. By shifting the way your body metabolizes sugar, you can avoid many negative effects while reducing your...
  • How Sugar Shift helped Ken lower his blood sugar

    How Sugar Shift helped Ken lower his blood sugar

    Ken started measuring his blood sugar last year, when he found out his glucose was high: enough to be labeled a potential metabolic disorder which naturally alarmed him as an active 56 year old interesting in biohacking. After just eight days of taking Sugar Shift, he noticed a reduction in his glucose levels. In addition to lowering his blood sugar, he was able to...
  • The 2021 Kick Sugar Summit

    The 2021 Kick Sugar Summit

    I’m excited to share that I will be speaking at the upcoming 7th Annual Kick Sugar Summit. This virtual event brings together ​​experts all talking about the same things: sugar, and how it’s wreaking havoc in our bodies, brains, self-esteem, families, schools, healthcare systems, and the economy. The summit is online and 100% free to attend, happening October 12th- October 19th, 2021. It’s hosted...
  • Sugar Shift Challenge: the results are in!

    Sugar Shift Challenge: the results are in!

    Early this summer we launched a challenge to see how BiotiQuest’s Sugar Shift could impact fasting blood glucose (FBG) levels. We recruited 18 challenge participants who were already measuring their blood sugar daily. Challenge participants provided a week's worth of their data before starting the challenge. The majority of the participants in the challenge group came to us from Dr. William Davis’ Wheat Belly Blog, and were...
  • Sugar, Insulin Resistance and Parkinson's Disease

    Sugar, Insulin Resistance and Parkinson's Disease

    Many chronic diseases start with a slow progression of metabolic dysfunction that can be tied to the overconsumption of sugar.  One of the diseases with documented connection to glucose metabolism and metabolic dysregulation is Parkinson’s disease.  People with Parkinson’s disease should be mindful of their intake of simple carbohydrates and sugar, found in things like baked goods, packaged foods, cereals, etc. Studies suggest that...
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