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Insulin Resistance Diets Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance Diets.

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Types of Diabetes

Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa...  Read more

Insomnia Can Hinder Your Weight Loss

So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu...  Read more

Eating with Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, the chronic condition of an under-active thyroid, affects millions of Americans. It's most commonly caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto's disease, and can result in a variety of symptoms, including: weight ga...  Read more

The Deal with Diabetes

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that causes high blood sugar levels. It is a chronic disease that can be managed but not cured. It does not go away. Knowing as much as you can about the disease is the first step to managing it effectively...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train

Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin...  Read more

I am new to this but I have tried dieting numerous
Updated 12/27/2014 9:22:20 AM

I am new to this but I have tried dieting numerous times. My biggest problem is self control, and I was wondering if anybody struggles with the same issue or has great pointers....  Read more

Diet buddy anybody? Im 27, mum of 2. I'm looking f
Updated 12/27/2014 10:11:11 AM

Diet buddy anybody? Im 27, mum of 2. I'm looking for support in my journey to lose 2st which I've gained recently due to depression (don't run away lol). heres to a healthier happier me! xkyliexjadex@hotmail.co.uk...  Read more

I got desperate and did a few crash diets and it r
Updated 12/22/2014 9:29:04 PM

I got desperate and did a few crash diets and it reality messed me up. I lacked energy and felt horrible. For the past week I've increased my calories and I feel better. I will never crash diet again. I felt like I had to confess :)...  Read more

Needs Help with Diet Plan.
Updated 12/23/2014 4:29:42 PM

Hey guys, I want to gain weight. I have created a Diet Plan, but I still need some Proteins. The following is my Diet Plan: 3x 300g Rice with something 3 Chicken Legs 3 Eggs (Omelette, etc.) 30gAlmonds 30gRaisins 2 Bananas 3...  Read more

How often do you lift weights or resistance train?
Updated 12/26/2014 10:19:55 PM

How often do you lift weights or resistance train? Do you have a favorite exercise? Do you go to the gym or do it at home?...  Read more

Food is the cheapest medicine you can buy

Be sure to include the 4 food groups in all your meals, & donít forget to check the labels for trans fats and high-fructose corn syrup. Little by little, making better food choices will help you reverse your insulin resistance within weeks. Nutrient...  Read more

Not losing weight but gaining instead: check your thyroid and blood sugar levels!

The past 14 years I've gradually put on 50 lb but without knowing why. During the past 7 years I was diagnosed with 32 food sensitivities, a low thyroid and insulin resistance! So if you too can't lose weight and keep gaining make sure to be tested f...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

Could You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Since the 1940's a relationship between certain metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease has been recognized. In the 1980's this association began being known as syndrome X or metabolic syndrome. Last week, a new study revealed that "women wh...  Read more

Could Peaches, Cherries, and Plums Fight Obesity and Diabetes?

Metabolic syndrome has become increasingly common in the United States and paves the way toward obesity and heart disease for millions of people every year. Since these are two of the most common chronic diseases today, making lifestyle modifications...  Read more





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