Tagged as Insulin Resistance

Many experts link drinking too many sugar-sweetened beverages to weight gain and related conditions such as type 2 diabetes. But do diet drinks made with -artificial sweeteners- also contribute? A recent study showed that consuming artificially sweetened beverages with carbohydrates could boost our risk of insulin resistance, but not at all in the way the researchers thought they would. Artificial...
August 10, 2020
Sugar can be downright divine. Just thinking about all the sinful, sticky, gooey possibilities can get our mouths watering. Humans and animals alike are -programmed- to love the sweet stuff, but too much of it may trigger a nasty spiral that can be difficult to escape. Excessive sugar consumption can cause changes to the brain similar to those caused by drug addiction, leading to cravings, binges and...
July 1, 2020
Most Americans eat -three meals per day-, breakfast, lunch and dinner, interspersed with small snacks. Breakfast is usually light (or, for some individuals, skipped altogether), followed by a heavier lunch and an even heavier dinner. Dinner can be as late as 8 pm, and many people even continue to snack after that. This system can be a huge problem for diabetics, which is why they follow a special diet....
May 19, 2020
Diabetes affects -more than 9%- of the U.S. population. Treatment can be a difficult balancing act, with -about 25%- of diabetes patients failing to keep their blood sugar within manageable levels. Undertreatment can be serious, creating blood sugar spikes that increase the risks for numerous health problems — but the health effects of overtreatment can be dangerous, too. The key is knowing how to...
December 12, 2019
Are you beyond frustrated to see your belly fat just refusing to go away? - Have you worked hard to get rid of that extra flab but with little success? - The problem with belly fat is it is easy to put on but really hard to lose. The pesky, visceral lump of fat around your lower tummy is disconcerting in many ways. The excess fat is responsible for secreting stress hormones like cortisol and inflammatory...
September 5, 2018
If you gain weight, despite all the things you take, check your hormonal background, writes Cure Joy. Maybe it's all in it !? This problem can slow down your - metabolism. Also check if you have an imbalance in the levels of estrogen and testosterone. Because of this, the body can store glucose in the form of fat. In addition, a high level of cortisol or leptin may lead to overeating. Avoid refined...
June 27, 2018