Author: Dr. Donald K. Layman

Carbs in a Day

Determining Your Body's Carbohydrate Tolerance Understanding how many carbs you should have in a day is really determined best by your Carbohydrate Tolerance. In other words, how much glucose can your body use? … and what are the metabolic ramifications if you consume too many carbohydrates? You can begin to evaluate your Carbohydrate Tolerance by looking at some of the values from your annual physical exam. If your...

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The Metabolic Syndrome

The ideal balance of carbohydrates or fats for your metabolism depends on many factors including age, physical activity, total calorie intake, and your genes. A lot of websites may advertise using genomics or metabolomics to define your metabolic type, but those techniques are not that good except to identify clear abnormalities. Instead, we can do a simple personal screening to evaluate your genetic background to...

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