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Insulin Resistance Diets Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Insulin Resistance Diets.

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

every time I try to diet, I get sick :( I move aro
Updated 10/9/2015 5:39:31 PM

every time I try to diet, I get sick :( I move around a lot everyday n work all the time. But today am on bed, feverish n tired :(...  Read more

I weighted 150 so I started my own diet I lost 20
Updated 10/7/2015 9:16:29 PM

I weighted 150 so I started my own diet I lost 20 lbs . My goal is 120 lbs so that I could fit in to my wedding dress for our 50th anniversery, But this last 10 lbs really proving difficult to lose. Help...  Read more

how sould I tell my dad that im going on a diet
Updated 10/7/2015 10:05:21 PM

how sould I tell my dad that im going on a diet...  Read more

2 more pounds gone, yay. 12 total. met with a diet
Updated 10/7/2015 9:53:32 PM

2 more pounds gone, yay. 12 total. met with a dietician today for 2 hours. it was wonderful. I learned a lot. Having this app helped to show her what i'm doing right and wrong!...  Read more

I'm new to this ap/diet... I'm entering all my exe
Updated 10/7/2015 12:26:00 AM

I'm new to this ap/diet... I'm entering all my exercises and meals... but I'm needing help on where do I find my goal at?? example: I ate 700 calories today, I burned 850 today... does that mean I'm doing it right? help lol!!!! I don't understand......  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