Symptom of insulin resistance: Abdominal obesityiStock/as3d
Obesity, and specifically abdominal obesity, where excess fat is stored in the mid-region, is an underlying symptom of insulin resistance. Because abdominal fat is particularly active hormonally, there is an increased output of those hormones, which impairs glucose tolerance. An insulin resistance diet combined with exercise can help combat abdominal obesity and reduce insulin resistance. Avoid these worst habits for belly fat.
Symptom of insulin resistance: Large pores and acneiStock/as3d
Sebum, the oil that lubricates the skin, is overproduced in those who suffer from insulin resistance syndrome. A diet rich in carbohydrates promotes this overproduction, causing enlarged pores and acne. Eating more fresh vegetables and lean meats and consuming less sugar can help combat this and other insulin resistance symptoms. Here are some myths and truths you should know about large pores.