Cholesterol

Low-Carb Diets: The Cons- Explained

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

What is the Deal with all of these Low-Carb Diets, like Keto and Atkins? The Cons (Click here to read about the pros) Con #1 Turn to any number of blogs, FB posts, and forums, […]

Low-Carb Diets: The Pros – Explained

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

What is the Deal with all of these Low-Carb Diets, like Keto and Atkins? The Pros Many people who try a super low-carb diets such as Keto or Atkins have success initially at losing weight […]

Do Carbs Cause Diabetes?

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

Does Eating Too Much Sweets and Junk Food Cause Diabetes? This is the real question. The short answer is NO. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are complex disorders, with causes that are not […]

Are Carbs the Enemy?

By Sandra Gultry | August 4, 2019

What exactly are Carbs? When you hear “carbohydrates,” think “plant power”. On a basic level, carbs are sugars (naturally found in vegetables, fruit and dairy) starches (naturally found in grains, legumes and some veggies) and […]

Cholesterol – Specifically High Density Lipoproteins

By Sandra Gultry | February 4, 2019

What is HDL Cholesterol HDL (AKA ‘H’ for Happy) carries about 1/3-1/4 of the blood cholesterol. Higher levels seem to protect against cardiovascular disease.  HDL levels less than 40 mg/dl appear to be a risk […]

Cholesterol – Specifically Low-Density Lipoproteins or LDL

By Sandra Gultry | February 4, 2019

What is LDL Cholesterol LDL (AKA ‘L’ for lousy) Cholesterol and is the major carrier of cholesterol in the blood.  Too much saturated fats and Trans Fats in the diet can cause LDL cholesterol to […]

Cholesterol – Triglycerides specifically!

By Sandra Gultry | February 4, 2019

What are Triglycerides Triglycerides are a normal substance found in the bloodstream and necessary for life. It provides fuel needed for body cells to function. Too many triglycerides floating in the bloodstream increases your chances […]

“Fasting Blood Sugar Levels Down After 3 days in Program”

By Sandra Gultry | August 31, 2017

Working with Sandra and the Transformation… When I started working with Sandra in May 2017. My fasting blood sugar was 169 (very high) and I started insulin. My LDL (lousy cholesterol) was also high at […]

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