Insulin resistance is a pathological condition in which cells fail to respond normally to the hormone insulin. Insulin is a hormone that allows glucose to enter cells which also reduces blood glucose. Insulin is released by the pancreas in response to carbohydrates consumed in the diet. In states of insulin resistance, the same amount of insulin does not have the same effect on glucose transport and blood sugar levels.
What is insulin resistance and why should the ketogenic way of eating be an important part of your health care regimen?
Discover the answers from this very humorous and informative talk by Dr. Andy Phung.