Insulin- Friend or Foe?
Insulin- It is the most anabolic hormone in the human body. It is the signal for growth of all tissue. Whether that tissue is fat or muscle, it does not matter. If insulin is present, cells will grow. This can pose trouble for people who are insulin sensitive regardless if they are in a calorie deficit or not! Especially if their goal is fat loss. Insulin is secreted by the pancreas and is only released when carbs (sugar) is present in the blood stream. If a persons goal is t