We have all heard of the “possible side effects” of medications. Usually if I bring it up I get a standard “but drugs save lives”. I feel that you can always find an safe alternative that builds health, but people still take drugs and feel that they should,
The article below talks about the “minor side effects” and should be read by anyone who wants to take a drug. Actually, they should also read about the drug they want to take on www.drugs.com. It has the pharmaceutical companies literature and you can make an informed decision.
Insulin is necessary, but too much Insulin due to high amounts of sugar and carbs leads to Insulin Resistance and eventually to diabetes if not addressed properly. There is good evidence that high amounts of insulin in the blood leads to coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, and many other problems.
Cutting down on insulin by eating fats, protein and veggies will not only cut so much insulin in the blood stream but will also get insulin resistant cells to be insulin sensitive – a good thing.
There is a lot written about this. Most often the Ketogenic Diet is considered a way to lose weight – but so much more. The theory you don’t get healthy by losing weight, you get Healthy to Lose Weight.
But even if you aren’t overweight, building health is a good thing.