Will losing weight reduce your insulin resistance? Watch this video to find out.
0:00 Will losing weight reduce my insulin resistance?
0:23 What is insulin resistance?
1:16 The incorrect way to lose weight
2:17 How to lose weight correctly and repair insulin resistance
In this video, I want to answer the question, “will losing weight reduce my insulin resistance?”
Insulin resistance is the thing that comes before diabetes and pre-diabetes. So if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, you also have insulin resistance.
Insulin resistance is a situation where your cells are no longer absorbing insulin, so your body starts producing way more insulin than it should.
In turn, this causes a lot of problems:
• Prevents your ability to burn fat
• Stores excess amounts of fat
• Causes weight to plateau
So, if you lose weight, can you help improve insulin resistance?
The answer is this:
It all depends on how you lose weight. If you lose weight incorrectly, you are going to gain the weight right back. This is because if you don’t cut back on carbs, you won’t really fix insulin resistance—even if you cut calories and xercise.
The key is to lose weight correctly. Start on healthy keto and intermittent fasting. This is the best way to help correct insulin resistance.
If you have a lot of body fat, your fat cells will release something called cytokines. Cytokines help create inflammation—which causes damage to the body over the long term.
Inflammation also contributes to insulin resistance—it’s like a vicious cycle. The best way to fix the problem is healthy keto.
Don’t try to lose weight to reduce your insulin resistance. Instead, reduce your insulin resistance to lose weight.
Overview of Healthy Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting:
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Thanks for watching. I hope this video helped clear up why it’s essential to improve your insulin resistance before trying to lose weight.