- According to the CDC, 67% of Americans are overweight or obese.
- Of that 67%, approximately 65% are insulin resistant
And that’s not good.
That means that 44% (or 135, 082, 882) of the American population is insulin resistant……And why is this such a big deal?
It’s a big deal because, according to this new study, when you (or someone you love) is insulin resistant, your arteries are unable to receive the signal that prevents the buildup of fatty plaques that can cause them to harden. (see atherosclerosis)
And considering that atherosclerosis is responsible for many of diabetes’ worst complications— heart disease, stroke, leg amputations and death….perhaps you should cut back on the cereal and toast and fruit juice and sandwiches and pasta and soda and chips and…