Lowering Insulin Resistance Is the Key to Better Health With Dr. Alexandra Sowa of Sowell HealthApr 13, 2022
Belly fat, weight gain, low energy, carb and sugar cravings, high blood sugar, high triglycerides, and high blood pressure are all signs of insulin resistance.
Watch this interview with Dr. Alexandra Sowa, founder of SoWell Health to learn why lowering insulin resistance is the key to unlock better health.
When you lower insulin resistance, not only will weight loss become easier, but you’ll also be improving your overall health profile and reducing your risk of diabetes, heart disease, and dementia.
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Highlights From This Episode
[0:00] Topic Intro
[8:53] Normal and high fasting insulin scores.
[11:00] How elevated insulin elevates decades before glucose.
[12:30] What is a good HOMA-IR score and how to calculate it?
[18:17] Dr. Sowa's response when her clients come to her saying, "My doctor said I'm fine and to eat less and exercise more."
[21:25] How to get the Weight Biology Test so you can test your metabolic health at home including: fasting glucose, insulin, A1c, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, and vitamin B12.
[23:40] Most important vitamins for a healthy metabolism.
[28:35] Discussion of Dr. Sowa's go-to weight loss medications/prescriptions/supplements: GLP-1 agonists; Contrave (bupropion/naltrexone); Qsymia; Metformin; Myo-inositol; Vitamin B12 complex; Omega + Curcumin; Berberine + Cinnamon; L-theanine + Taurine + Magnesium; PCOS supplement.
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