Resistance Manage Food:
Managing Insulin Resistance Naturally with Food
of the easiest things you can do to help manage insulin resistance
is to simply change the types of foods you eat and adopt a more
most cases, insulin resistance can be managed by cutting out simple
sugars, starches and carbohydrates from your diet.
often has an added effect of increasing the amount of fiber-rich
foods you eat -- which helps improve your cholesterol levels and
ratios -- but it also tends to add in many more vitamin-rich, highly
nutritious foods too.
foods often help give you added energy so you actually feel like
being more active; plus they're often lower in calories so you end
up losing weight because of the changes too.
to a lower carb lifestyle is not easy for some people.
primary goal is to remove or drastically reduce the amount of simple
sugars you put into your system, and sometimes just taking this
one step can be all that's needed for some people.
reducing the amount of simple sugars you put into your body, you
reduce the amount of sugar circulating in your blood.
by having less sugar for your pancreas to have to dispatch to the
cells, you're creating less work overall. You're also producing
less insulin because there is less sugar for your body to have to
simple sugars from your diet can be done by simply stopping your
intake of things like sugared sodas.
you drink coffee or tea, try changing to a natural sweetener like
Stevia instead. Be aware that this one small change can sometimes
take several days to get used to.
people who are used to having large amounts of sugar in their diet,
there may be withdrawal symptoms such as feeling like you have a
cold, or having a headache.
symptoms usually go away after a few days.
next step you can take is to reduce simple starches in your diet.
don't necessarily have to eliminate breads; sometimes you can see
great results by simply switching from a regular white bread to
a whole grain variety such as pumpernickel.
can also stop using instant rice, and use long grain varieties instead
that need to be prepared on the stovetop.
of these small steps help reduce the amount of blood sugar your
system has to deal with, and can in time reduce the insulin resistance
problems you're experiencing too.
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