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What is Insulin Resistance and Why Does It Occur?

Sep 19, 2021

In this presentation, you'll learn why insulin resistance is the root cause of obesity and type 2 diabetes. More importantly, you'll learn how you can reverse this condition with simple and effective lifestyle changes. 

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How is obesity measured? - 5:15 

Maps of increasing obesity in America 1990 through 2019 - 7:29 

Why the rise in obesity and severe obesity since 1977? - 10:10 

Health conditions associated with obesity - 14:46

The financial costs associated with obesity - 16:08 

What causes obesity...insulin or calories? - 17:31 

Brain insulin sensitivity - 20:40 

Visceral vs subcutaneous body fat - 24:00 

Hypothalamus and hunger regulation - 27:12 

Ghrelin hormone function - 28:25 

Satiety hormones - 31:31 

Body set point weight (working and not working)- 32:39 

Weight regain after weight loss explained - 38:44 

How long your metabolism stays lower after weight loss - 42:56 

Best diet for long-term weight loss - 44:56 

Insulin and weight gain - 55:46 

What is insulin resistance? - 59:53 

Insulin resistance testing (fasting insulin and HOMA-IR tutorial) - 1:01:29 

Signs and symptoms of insulin resistance - 1:02:54 

The “Yellow Brick Road” of insulin resistance - 1:06:38 

What causes insulin resistance? - 1:08:43 

Adipocyte hypertrophy vs hyperplasia - 1:11:11 

Brief review of U.S. nutrition recommendations 1940 through now - 1:17:09 

Why tracking macronutrients is helpful for weight loss - 1:20:08 

How is insulin affected by different macronutrients? - 1:21:39 

Different types of carbohydrates explained - 1:22:27 

Why protein is important and good for weight loss - 1:22:48 

Diet induced thermogenesis explained - 1:30:52 

Which fats are good for you? (saturated vs unsaturated fat) - 1:33:20 

Omega-3 fatty acids (plant vs animal-based) - 1:37:05 

Are saturated fats good for you? - 1:38:37 

Saturated fats, cholesterol, and heart disease - 1:41:58 

Sugar and heart disease - 1:43:25 

Insulin resistance diet (eat lots of these!) - 1:46:11 

Insulin resistance diet (avoid or eat these less than daily) - 1:50:51 

Intermittent fasting and insulin resistance - 1:54:15 

Sleep and insulin resistance - 1:58:12 

Best exercise for insulin resistance - 1:59:13 

Mindset for losing weight - 2:05:42 

See the 35+ references for this presentation - 2:09:06

 

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