Insulin resistance is a condition that affects your body’s ability to use insulin effectively and may be linked to several other health issues. Some dietary and lifestyle habits can help prevent insulin resistance.
The prevalence of insulin resistance is 15.5–46.5% among adults worldwide
Insulin is an important hormone that regulates several processes in your body.
Problems with this hormone are at the heart of many health conditions.
Insulin resistance, a condition in which your cells stop responding properly to insulin, is incredibly common.
However, changing your diet and lifestyle habits can dramatically improve or help prevent this condition.
The main causes of elevated free fatty acids are consumption of too many calories and the presence of excess body fat. In fact, overeating, weight gain, and obesity are all strongly associated with insulin resistance.
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