STATES CHRONICLE – Although some specialists implement the idea that a high-protein diet can help patients lose weight, some others state the exact opposite. The research proved that the levels of insulin would not reach a normal figure even if you struggle to lose weight with the help of a protein diet. The insulin range is a factor which can lower the risks of a heart disease or diabetes.
People suffering from type 2 diabetes have more lazy cells which cannot immediately respond to the impulses given by the metabolic hormone. Insulin sensitivity is gradually lost. This unfortunate event occurs when the person is exposed to obesity. If you fight enough against your metabolism and manage to lose weight, you will no longer have problems referring to insulin vulnerability.
Bettina Mittendorfer, a professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has argued that although some patients had already tried to lose weight dieting, they did not manage to control the insulin levels. The explanation is that they were on a high-protein diet. She together with her team managed to track some results during a 7-month study period. They have analyzed almost 35 obese female patients who had ages between 50 and 65. When the research started, none of these women presented symptoms of diabetes.
All these women were separated into three groups, as follows: the first group, where women did not need to diet, but only maintain their weight; the second group where female patients needed to diet, keeping a certain level of protein in their body; the third group where patients were asked to have a high-protein diet.
After the study was finished, women from the third group did not express any improvement concerning insulin sensitivity. Women who were part of the second group registered an amelioration of the insulin sensitivity up to thirty percent. Mittendorfer’s conclusion considering the results of the study was that women who managed to lose weight by eating less protein became more sensitive to the range of insulin. This fact is significant because many obese persons do not have their blood-sugar levels controlled by insulin, displaying some diabetes symptoms.
Don’t you think that a correct diet will not only help you avoid heart disease or diabetes, but will also determine you to lead a healthy life? If you want to live longer, pay attention of what you eat.
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