How to reverse insulin resistance

How to reverse insulin resistance That’s what this whole site is about! Weight loss is only part of the picture and if you read these posts you will see that my aim is to reverse insulin resistance before it ever develops into Type 2 diabetes. It can be done with drugs but it can also be done naturally, so you can try this way first! Some people with insulin resistance… Read More »

What makes us insulin resistant?

Why am I insulin resistant? Insulin resistance is so prevalent now (various statistics I’ve seen say 1 in 4 people, sometimes as high as 1 in 3 (in the US), have insulin resistant bodies. How can it be that this is so widespread? Yes, a proportion of these people are genetically predisposed to the condition and may already have quite healthy diets and exercise regimes. But the great majority have been… Read More »

Carb substitutes

Starchy carbs are triggers for food cravings and blood sugar spikes. In this post I look at carb substitutes – healthier for people with insulin resistance!

Carb blockers

What are carb blockers? Carb blockers (also known as starch blockers) are supplements which claim to keep your insulin levels stable by preventing the rapid absorption of starch. They are formulated to inhibit the body’s production of the starch-digesting enzyme, alpha-amylase. With less alpha-amylase, the body converts a smaller amount of starch into glucose for further digestion. This consequentially reduces the calorie intake, but more importantly for us, it causes a… Read More »

High protein, low carb snacks

If you’re insulin resistant, your primary aim is keep your blood sugar in check, and the easiest way to do that is to include protein in your meals and snacks. What are some good ideas for high protein low carb snacks?

Insulin resistance diet tips

Insulin resistance diet tips Over the years of following an insulin resistance diet, I have found that certain things have helped and others haven’t worked. It depends on the individual, of course, but I thought it would be good to list a few tips to help others who might be in this situation. This post is more about keeping yourself motivated – for practical tips to get over a weight… Read More »