Is There A Simple Marker on Your Standard Labs That Can Tell You Whether You're at High Risk of Heart Disease & Insulin Resistance? If So, How High / Low Should It Be?
Apples are more likely to be insulin resistant than pears... no, we are not talking about the fruits and neither about their effects on insulin resistance, but rather about the areas where you carry most of your body fat. If it's on the buttocks and thighs, your risk of being insulin resistant is much lower than if the lion's share of your passive energy store resides right on your abs. If you've read the headline of today's SuppVersity article you are already in the know what this is going to be all about. I am yet not sure, whether you actually understand why doing a study like this makes sense... don't worry if you don't I have to admit I had to thing about it for quite some time, until looking at the various measures until it dawned on me that the main advantage is - you guessed it - of monetary nature! I mean, if you could tell simply by looking at the standard labtests, most of which do include both triglycerides and HDL levels, you could save a lot