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Fat Loss Nutrition

The simple truth about sugar

Aaron Deere is a sports nutritionist, functional medicine consultant and advanced personal trainer. He is based in London. Sugar has been implicated in causing serious health problems such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. The list of complications seems endless, but without this most simple of carbohydrates our bodies would not be able to function properly. Sugar, in the form of glucose, has many important roles in the body, including being the preferred energy source for muscle contraction and biologic work. More importantly, the brain requires glucose as its primary energy source. A lack of glucose can result in weakness…

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Improve insulin sensitivity

Dr. Spencer Nadolsky is a practicing medical physician. He is based in Suffolk, Virginia. Your body is on a never-ending quest for balance. Its ultimate goal is homeostasis, or an active balance, inside every cell. A key way your body regulates itself is through hormone sensitivity and resistance. Being sensitive to a hormone means it only takes a little bit of it to trigger a reaction in your body. Being resistant means it’ll take a far higher exposure to that hormone before your body pays attention. If you want to build lean muscle mass and burn body fat, then your…

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