insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, hight blood pressure, bad cholesterol, refined carbs

Insulin resistance: Why eating ‘real whole food’ can save your bacon!

The exact cause of insulin resistance is not yet fully understood. Insulin is a hormone created by our pancreas and is essential to our body's metabolism. Digestion breaks down carbohydrates (sugars and starches) in foods into glucose (a form of sugar) which then can enter our bloodstream. Our body cells receive energy through absorbing glucose. When …

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why do I crave sugar, nutrition, fructose, high blood sugar, type 2 diabetes

Why do I crave sugar: How to break this unhealthy habit

It's natural to crave something sweet. But, why do I crave sugar? Refined sugar is unnatural and gets absorbed into the blood too quickly. Fruit has fiber and absorption is delayed. Have you ever wondered why candy bars are so addicting? They don't satisfy, you always want more. It's like ice cream. Try to eat …

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