Gluten and Gluten-Related Disorders, Animation

Gluten is not a single protein, but a complex mixture of related proteins that constitute the bulk of protein stores in many grains. These proteins belong to 2 main classes: prolamins and glutelins. Gluten has unique viscosity properties that give the dough its elasticity. Because of its low costs, wheat gluten is widely used as…

About Diabetes & Nutrition : What is Type II Diabetes?

Ninety percent of the people who develop diabetes, develop type two diabetes. Type two diabetes is characterized by high blood sugars. Generally, not quite as high as type one during diagnoses. But, high enough that we can say the person has diabetes. It comes on because of four major factors. Number one is genetics. Most…

Dr. Miguel Mujica Discusses Diabetes – “What is it?”

– Diabetes is a condition where the pancreas doesn’t produce, or have a defect in producing, insulin, which is the protein that metabolizes glucose when you eat. The main symptoms of diabetes are thirst, increased urinary frequency or volume, people tend to urinate more, therefore they become more thirsty, and also blurry vision or increased…