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Insulin Resistance

It's About Time: When Is as Important as What in Eating

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Remember these three letters, TRF. It won't be hard. You'll be hearing them a lot. TRF, Time-Restricted Feeding, is the new mantra in the diet, weig...

7 Reasons To Eat More Blueberries

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

As a nutritionist, I love recommending blueberries to my clients. And I regularly eat them as well. Blueberries are healthy, low in calories, versatile, and taste great.

Does Sugar's State of Matter Really Matter?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Studies have shown that there is something distinctive about getting calories in liquid form. Solid sugars affect satiety, while studies have demonstrated that liquid sugar doesn't suppress appetite -- sugary drinks' calories are just added.

When to Exercise: Timing Is Everything

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

You don't need money. You don't need a gym. You don't need equipment. You don't need another person. For a remarkably small investment of time you can dramatically lower your risk for the most common diseases of our time.

The Collateral Damage of Insulin Resistance

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

There are now numerous medical studies indicating that a low glycemic index diet has a positive effect on not only improving insulin resistance, but also managing Type 2 diabetes, retinopathy, cardiovascular disease, and acne vulgaris.

The Sweet Monster in the Supersized Cup

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Sugar -- especially in soft drinks -- should be placed in the same category as alcoholic beverages and cigarettes. I can hear the moans from Coca-Cola and Pepsi, but it is a fact that reducing the amount of sugar in sweetened drinks can make a huge difference.

Chocolate Can Be a Superfood, But Read the Fine Print

Phil Lempert | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

While all chocolate contains flavonoids, it is important to choose dark chocolate with a cacao content upwards of 70 percent.

Lynne Peeples

A Hormonal Mess: How An Everyday Chemical May Be Making Us Fat And Sick

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

The modern lifestyle of super-sized french fries and couch potatoes often takes the blame for the rising rates of obesity and diabetes in the U.S. -- ...

How Type 2 Diabetes Became A Global Epidemic -- And What You Can Do To Stop It

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Type 2 diabetes has become an increasing problem in modern America. Because it is chiefly linked to obesity, as more people become overweight and as the age of gaining weight reaches down into childhood, a largely preventable disease turns into an epidemic.

7 Tips for Lowering Breast Cancer Risk by Balancing Blood Sugar and Body Fat Naturally

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Supporting normal blood sugar function is a key to both weight loss, fat loss and lower risk for breast cancer and diabetes.

Exercise Gets the Rust Off Type 2's 'Rusty Hinges'

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 12.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

Exercise directly deals with the root of the problem -- insulin resistance -- like no other treatment. For many people with type 2 diabetes, exercise is the most important thing they can do.

How Do You Reduce, Improve or Eliminate Insulin Resistance?

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

Can the insulin-resistant overweight person decrease his or her insulin resistance by losing some weight even if not getting any exercise? Most definitely, no doubt about it

The Key To Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

If a serious dent is to be made in the growing number of people that are annually diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, then meaningful interventions years before the actual diagnosis need to take place.

Could You Be One Of Millions With Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes?

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Type 2 or adult-onset diabetes does not normally come on like a lightning bolt or an earthquake, but silently develops over years.

9 Must-Know Facts About How Insulin Works

Health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Note: This article does not refer to long-acting insulin types. For information on how to best use your insulin type, consult your doctor. Insulin ...

Why Eating a Low-Fat Diet Doesn't Lead to Weight Loss

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Pioneering research by Harvard Medical School's David Ludwig reveals the reason that low-fat diets do not work -- and identifies the true cause of obesity for most Americans.

The Diabesity Epidemic Part II: Why Conventional Medicine Makes Things Worse

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

I want to share a startling new discovery with you: Lowering your blood sugar may increase your risk of death.

The Diabesity Epidemic Part I: How Diabetes And Obesity Are Ravaging America Today

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Do you suffer from diabetes, monitor your blood sugar all the time, have blood sugar or insulin imbalances, elevated cholesterol? If so, you may find this story of one my patient's very interesting.

The Diabesity Epidemic Part III: Treating The REAL Causes Instead Of The Symptoms

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

All of the phenomenon we see in diabesity are the result of the same thing: Imbalances in the seven underlying key systems in your body that are at the root of all health and illness.

5 Steps To Reversing Type 2 Diabetes And Insulin Resistance

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Breaking news! Some newly discovered compounds have just been found to turn off all of the genes that cause diabetes. Are these compounds found in a...

Are Diabetes And Insulin Resistance Really Reversible?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Diabetes is not reversible and controlling your blood sugar with drugs or insulin will protect you from organ damage and death. That is what the medi...

How Do We Become Fat?

Fred Hahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Fred Hahn

You can't exercise your fat away ladies and gentlemen. You have to speak the correct language to your body if you wish it to release fat from your fat cells.

Are Your Hormones Making You Miserable?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Are your hormones out of balance? Does your life feel like a song played badly out of tune? If so, the problem may have to do with imbalances in you...

Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

It is estimated that 50 million Americans have it. Metabolic syndrome, also called insulin resistance syndrome, is a dangerous thing to have.