Insulin Resistance – Supervillain in an invisibility cloak!

December 10th, 2021

From living as hunters & gatherers to working from home, our lifestyles have completely changed over the last millennium. Our food habits have also significantly evolved, and technology has paved the way for a comfortable and sedentary life. H...

From living as hunters & gatherers to working from home, our lifestyles have completely changed over the last millennium. Our food habits have also significantly evolved, and technology has paved the way for a comfortable and sedentary life. However, this adaptation to the so-called ‘modern lifestyle’ puts us at risk of developing a condition called Insulin Resistance – considered as one of the root causes of lifestyle conditions like Type 2 DiabetesHypertensionPCOS and Heart Diseases.

Pathways to Insulin Resistance

December 10th, 2021

A balanced nutritious meal provides the body with the fuel to produce energy. The excess energy is stored in various parts of our body cells and organs for use during periods of fasting. The enzyme that regulates this pr...

A balanced nutritious meal provides the body with the fuel to produce energy. The excess energy is stored in various parts of our body cells and organs for use during periods of fasting. The enzyme that regulates this process is insulin, a master hormone, released by the pancreas. However, due to repeated exposure to insulin, the cells in the body become resistant to it, which hampers the regulation process. This condition is called ‘Insulin Resistance’. Insulin resistance can lead to various chronic lifestyle diseases. In order to prevent these lifestyle diseases, it is important to understand the pathways that lead to insulin resistance.

Healthy vs. Fit – Two (very different) states!

December 10th, 2021

Have you heard the news… Sporting icon, Sourav Ganguly, suffers a cardiac arrest and undergoes emergency surgery at 48.BMW India’s young CEO, Rudratej Singh, passed away after a cardiac arrest at 47. SAP India CEO and marathon runner Ranjan Das d...

Have you heard the news…
Sporting icon, Sourav Ganguly, suffers a cardiac arrest and undergoes emergency surgery at 48.BMW India’s young CEO, Rudratej Singh, passed away after a cardiac arrest at 47. SAP India CEO and marathon runner Ranjan Das died after a massive heart attack at 42

Villainy of visceral fat- Why is it dangerous?

December 10th, 2021

Keeping tabs on body fat has become easier now with advancements in body composition scales and portable devices. Monitoring body fat is a better indicator of health than body weight. Excess body fat can increase the risk of getting type 2 diabete...

Keeping tabs on body fat has become easier now with advancements in body composition scales and portable devices. Monitoring body fat is a better indicator of health than body weight. Excess body fat can increase the risk of getting type 2 diabetes, heart diseases, stroke, hypertension, and other debilitating ailments. The distribution of fat stores in our body determines how fat or thin we look and how healthy or unhealthy we are.

Insulin Resistance

What causes Insulin Resistance?

January 6th, 2022

Insulin Resistance is directly linked to our lifestyle habits that put us at risk of developing diabetes.

Insulin Resistance is directly linked to our lifestyle habits that put us at risk of developing diabetes.

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