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 (a huge percentage, unfortunately) don’t even know they have it. The typical Western diet primes us for it from birth. But those of us who know we have it – we want to find out how to reverse insulin resistance, preferably naturally. We can start with what we choose to eat. Continue Reading »
If you’ve just been diagnosed as insulin resistant (or even prediabetic), you may be very confused and wondering where to start. I know how you feel! I’ve been where you are now and I understand what it’s like to be faced with this.
For many people this is completely new territory, but if you follow an insulin resistance diet:
- it will bring your weight down where other diets have failed
- you will quickly gain control of your appetite and cravings
- your blood sugar will stabilize
- you will greatly reduce the risk of ever getting diabetes
- you will learn what foods you can eat to be able to maintain a healthy weight
- you’ll finally be able to reduce your abdominal fat
Cinnamon and insulin resistance
I recently came across an article which had some interesting information about the effects of cinnamon on people with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance. It’s not the first time I have seen claims that cinnamon is beneficial to us, both for weight loss and in increasing insulin sensitivity.
The article I read cited the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announcement in 2000 of ”preliminary findings that cinnamon may significantly help people with type 2 diabetes improve their ability to regulate their blood sugar and even that it has been shown to increase glucose metabolism 20-fold.” The author of the article also claimed to have had some success in reducing abdominal fat Continue Reading »