Ditch excess sugar to improve insulin sensitivity.
When most people hear “insulin,” they hear “diabetes.” But everyone can benefit from learning about how insulin affects the body. Insulin sensitivity — basically how the body reacts to sugar — can make it hard to digest carbohydrates and absorb essential nutrients. To keep insulin sensitivity high, cut down on refined carbohydrates, especially sugar.
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