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Insulin resistance may be making you fat

Insulin resistance (IR) is a physiological condition in which cells fail to respond to the normal actions of the hormone insulin.Β For many years, scientists and nutritionists have preached that weight loss comes down to a simple equation: kilojoules in versus kilojoules out. While this principle is true to an extent, there are a number of increasingly common hormonal shifts that …

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Diabetes Mellitus: Understanding the Core Concepts

Β ou may know that Diabetes Mellitus is a disorder of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism that results in high blood glucose, other metabolic disturbances and if uncontrolled, long-term mainly vascular damage and dysfunction. However, to gain insight into the holistic management of diabetes it is essential to have a good understanding of the Core Concepts involved. Diabetes is a common, …

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