How insulin causes belly fat (and what to do about it)

One of the biggest contributors to excess fat, especially belly fat, is high levels of insulin. Insulin resistance, diabetes, metabolic syndrome... these are names for high insulin when it becomes a more serious problem, but the reality is that nearly everyone is affected by high insulin at some point in our week when we eat an imbalanced snack or meal that is high in refined carbohydrates. If you have high levels of insulin, or if you eat foods that spike your insulin, you will have trouble burning fat because insulin is a fat storing hormone. High levels prevent the body from using fat as energy. As insulin resistance builds, the body requires increasing amounts of insulin to compensate u

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