Foods That Effect Insulin Resistance

Keywords: Insulin resistance, polyphenol rich foods, fiber


Insulin resistance is an important agent that can play a role in the onset of many diseases, especially diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Insulin resistance can be avoided with changeable living conditions such as physical activity and nutrition. The aim of this review is to examine the foods that are thought to be effective in the process of insulin resistance pathogenesis and management, and to focus on their possible benefits. In this context, polyphenol rich foods and fiber rich foods have been evaluated in this review. Although there are many nutrients that affect insulin resistance, there are controversial and contrary studies. For this reason, instead of concentrating on a single food, it would be more beneficial to increase the food diversity in diet and to add mentioned nutrients in to diet at appropriate doses.


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Çetiner Özlem, Rakıcıoğlu N. Foods That Effect Insulin Resistance. J Nutr Diet [Internet]. 31Aug.2018 [cited 16Jan.2019];46(2):192-00. Available from: