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Can insulin resistance be reversed?

Insulin resistance can be reversed by making the lifestyle adjustments:

  • Diet based on whole foods: consume a plant-based, whole-foods diet.
  • Avoiding sugar and sugary beverages: avoid carbs like candy, cakes, soft drinks, and added sugars and sweeteners, which contain glucose, fructose, and sucrose.
  • Study food labels: you'll notice that processed meals and sweets are often high in sugar.
  • Boost your level of activity and fitness: exercise and weight loss.
  • Increase fiber consumption 
    • Fresh fruits: apples, figs, pears
    • Whole grains: oats, brown rice
    • Vegetables: leafy green, peas
    • Beans: kidney beans
    • Nuts and seed