I am starting a new phase. I am calling it “recovery” and it begins with making a decision to lose the 10 kilos I have gained since 30 October 2014, the day a disc in my back herniated and I collapsed with sciatica, the most debilitating condition I’ve ever experienced. It left me unable to walk for more than a few minutes, house-bound and reliant on others, limping and in… Read More »
For people following an insulin resistance diet plan, protein at breakfast is often a hurdle – cooking is sometimes too time-consuming and a cooked breakfast is not necessarily everyone’s favorite way to start the day. This post shows you the perfect insulin resistance diet breakfast idea for people on the go.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »