Weight loss extremely difficult for people with Insulin Resistance

Overweight is both a cause and a complication of insulin resistance. An ordinary “diet” is unlikely to be successful when a person is insulin resistant. To effectively treat insulin resistance, one has to take into account not only factors that will result in weight loss but also those that will prompt the body to reduce […]

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Blood glucose levels plays a role in heart disease and high cholesterol

High blood glucose levels contribute to the development of heart disease. The way in which high blood glucose levels (as a result of diet and in particular high sugar foods) may affect the risk of developing heart disease are two-fold: On the one hand, high blood glucose levels may directly contribute to damage to blood […]

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Is the hype about insulin resistance warranted?

Millions of people worldwide have insulin resistance – many without knowing it. It is estimated that in America alone 50 million people have insulin resistance. In South Africa accurate data is unavailable. However, research shows that 50% of women and 30% of men are overweight, which is indicative of a high prevalence of insulin resistance. […]

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The difference between diabetes and insulin resistance explained

Many people with diabetes, may also be insulin resistant, but those with insulin resistance may not necessarily have diabetes… People who are insulin resistant have higher than normal levels of insulin circulating in their blood and these high levels of insulin manage to keep their blood sugar levels within normal ranges. Diabetes is a condition […]

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Unable to lose weight? You may be insulin resistant

Insulin Resistance affects 80% of people that are overweight. If you are battling to lose a couple of kilos or carry a little excess fat around your waist or often feel tired and without energy, you may be insulin resistant! Insulin Resistance is a serious condition that affects millions of people worldwide – many of […]

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If exercise is not a regular habit – you may be wasting your time!

Indeed, exercise is only effective as health tool when it is regular! It is of little effect to do one or two sessions of strenuous exercise a week, every 2 weeks or once a month. To effectively promote weight loss, to treat Insulin Resistance, or simply to be healthier, daily repetition is required. Aim to […]

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Potbelly waistline? You may have Insulin Resistance!

Indeed, an expanding waistline is much more than a cosmetic issue! The waist circumference is a simple, but very powerful and effective evaluation measure used to screen individuals to determine whether or not they are overweight. Waist circumference is also used to determine whether the way excess weight is carried on the body, indicates insulin […]

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Insulin and Insulin Resistance – what goes on inside the body ?

A little knowledge of how this duo affects the body, will help make prevention and treatment more effective. To understand Insulin Resistance – one first need to know a bit more about insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas (an organ in the body. It functions as a key and opens […]

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Symptoms and signs of Insulin Resistance

Diagnosing Insulin Resistance need not involve expensive tests. Symptoms, such as constant sweet cravings, fatigue, poor concentrahttp://bettereat.net/tion, feeling exhausted when having to get up in the morning and irritability, may be due to insulin resistance. A skilled practitioner may clinically diagnose insulin resistance by taking into account physical risk factors including weight and waist circumference. […]

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‘n Appel n dag – of is dit ‘n Avo ?

Soos bespreek in Amore Bekker se Tjailatyd op RSG Inderdaad – die avo – n vrug naverwant aan kaneel en kamfer – het vele medisinale eienskappe. Gedurende die 80’s en 90’s is alle voedselvet gebrandmerk as ‘ gevaarlik’, vetmakend en ongesond. Gelukkig dui narvorsing die afgelope paar jaar al meer op die belangrikheid van vette […]

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