UTI's and Urinary System Infections
The urinary system consists of the kidneys, bladder, ureters (tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder) and the urethra. Urinary tract infections are a common infection that affects one or multiply parts of the urinary system. UTIs are usually caused by bacteria and can be acute and often chronic or recurrent. Common symptoms of a UTI include: Burning on urination. Needing to urinate urgently. Urinating more frequently than usual. Feeling the urge to go but only passin
What’s so BAD about Sugar, anyway?
Sugar is the general name for sweet tasting carbohydrates and is found in all types of foods. Different types: fructose in fruit, lactose in milk, maltose in grains… all carbs & sugars break down to GLUCOSE which our cells use to make ENERGY. This blog isn’t about No-Carb or worrying about the sugars in wholefoods like carrots We are focusing on the QUALITY of the sugar we are eating - limiting REFINED SUGAR & HIDDEN SUGARS as reducing these is the first step to Kick Sugar! S