Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance (aka pre-diabetes) is public health enemy #1. Learn what it is and how to fight it!

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The Lancet Public Health journal published a study warning that low-carb diets can cause early death. Do these diets, which make so many people healthier, really simultaneously hasten their demise?

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Read the inspirational stories of how two people with severe mood and psychotic symptoms used the ketogenic diet to achieve long overdue relief that even the strongest medications could not provide.

Dr. Fung takes aim at tired myths about weight control and shoots each of them dead. He convincingly argues that obesity is a hormonal disorder and explains how to eat to rebalance your hormones.

Does fructose cause fatty liver, gout, cancer, weight gain, diabetes, heart disease? The research says NO—excess sugar and insulin resistance are to blame!

Is fructose bad for you? Learn about the differences between fructose and glucose metabolism and why fructose is no worse than glucose when it comes to weight gain, uric acid levels, or cellular energy.

What makes a carbohydrate refined and at what point of refinement does it become unhealthy? Refined carbohydrates are forms of sugars and starches that are not found as is in nature.

A 20-question carbohydrate sensitivity quiz to help you discover whether you might have pre-diabetes or insulin resistance and what you can do about it.