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The Surprising Relationship Between Intermittent Fasting and Insulin Resistance

Intermittent fasting is one of the most popular nutritional trends and people often look to it for weight loss. But are there any health benefits behind the hype? If you’re looking to manage your insulin levels, the answer is yes. But the relationship between intermittent fasting and insulin resistance will only work for you if you have the right intermittent fasting schedule.   Lifestyle and Insulin Levels   Insulin is a necessary element for your body to properly break down food. When you eat a meal, your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose, which causes a spike in blood sugar levels. To combat this spike, your pancreas releases insulin which attaches to cells and allows them to absorb glucose. However, when you are insulin resistant, this process doesn’t work...

Monday Motivation: Intermittent Fasting

Did you miss Dr. Fletcher's Facebook Live chat about Intermittent Fasting? Now is your chance to check it out if you did, it's full of great tips on how to control your hunger as well as plenty of information to motivate you towards a successful intermittent fast! https://www.facebook.com/thrivecarolinas/videos/1239393839732890/  ...