Are you or a loved one dealing with insulin resistance? Want to know more about treating insulin resistance from the root cause? Curious about how this could be slowing your weight loss or causing other concerning symptoms? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down what insulin resistance is, what causes it and how it can be treated with diet and lifestyle modification. Learn about why high levels of insulin are harmful, how insulin resistance is treated in a functional medicine model and why this phenomenon is on the rise in the US.
In this Episode, Ali and Becki break down the nitty-gritty of insulin resistance, often considered the main precursor to diabetes. Learn about the function of insulin as a hormone as well as what happens with both excessive and inadequate response in the body. A diet high in carbohydrates, constant access to food as well as micronutrient deficiencies have all led to a rise in insulin resistance and diagnosis of diabetes in the US. Learn about solutions from a ketogenic diet to stress management to intermittent fasting that can reduce insulin resistance as well as practical tools of supplements to consider, foods to include and avoid and some of our favorite tasty recipes that incorporate these principles!
Also in this Episode:
- Defining Insulin Resistance
- Drivers of Insulin Resistance
- The Role of Non-Caloric Sweeteners
- Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
- Solutions for Insulin Resistance
- How a Ketogenic Diet can Help
- The Importance of Sleep
- Stress Management
- Repleting Micronutrient Deficiencies
- Avoiding Endocrine Disruptors
- Supporting Blood Sugar Balance
This episode is sponsored by Health IQ. To see if you qualify, get your free quote today at http://www.healthiq.com/alimillerrd or mention the promo code ALIMILLERRD when you talk to a Health IQ agent