Fasting May Prevent Obesity Related Insulin Resistance

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How Fasting May Prevent Diabetes

Fasting is a process in which the person willingly reduces or restricts food or drink for a period of time. Several metabolic adjustments occur during fasting. Restricting your food intake helps in boosting your metabolism and aid weight loss and even fights aging. According to research, fasting improves gut health. It helps to flush poisons from the body and result in weight loss. Fasting is considered to be helpful in fighting against obesity related insulin resistance.

Insulin allows body cells to take in glucose as a source of fuel and may store it as a fat. Insulin resistance is when the body’s cells don’t respond well to hormone insulin may lead to high blood sugar levels, high cholesterol levels and diabetes. It also leads to obesity. Its effects can be reduced by taking Low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets or fasting can be done. These methods reduce the body’s want for insulin and aid in weight loss. During fasting, the body is not able to get its energy so it uses glucose stored in the liver and muscles. This leads to burning of fat as a source of energy, and result in weight loss.

A 30-day fast from dawn to sunset helps to treat obesity related conditions. This type of fasting helps to increase levels of certain proteins that play a role in growth, metabolism, weight loss and muscle strength. Fasting has an impact how your body makes and uses proteins that can improve body’s insulin sensitivity and hinder the adverse effects of a diet rich in fats and sugar and maintain a healthy body weight. Fasting may also helps in enhancing your heart health and prevent cancer.