How Our Hormones Are Affected by Intermittent Fasting

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Stumbled upon this thought-provoking article from Dr Amy Myers. It’s called 5 Benefits of Intermittent Fasting.

There are some really interesting perspectives here. This one’s particularly eye-catching:

The lower body fat percentages that can result from IF can also support a healthy insulin response. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose in your blood enter your cells where it’s used for energy. Insulin resistance is when your cells don’t respond well to the hormone. Among other reasons, excess belly fat can cause insulin receptors to begin to fail.

Give the rest of this piece a read to learn more…

Read the source article at Amy Myers MD