127. Why We Get Sick with Dr Benjamin Bikman
127. Why We Get Sick with Dr Benjamin Bikman
The Bitcoin Standard Podcast

Are the world's most common illnesses caused by insulin resistance? In this episode, Dr Benjamin Bikman joins us to discuss his best-selling book “Why We Get Sick”. He argues that insulin resistance is at the heart of the world's most prevalent diseases and that poor economic incentives have caused scientists to neglect this phenomenon to pursue unproductive avenues of research. Dr Bikman explains how insulin resistance impacts conditions ranging from diabetes to Alzheimer’s and offers practical advice for listeners looking to improve their health. He also shares his views on broader issues such as the health impact of seed oils and sun exposure.


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29 Sep
take that sugar zealots......
24 Sep
this is 100% right, in type 2 diabetes people dont lack insulin its the receptors which have lost sensivity due to chronic abuse with simple carbs. The right treatment would be to reduce carbohydrate intake and do intermittent fasting. The only cases where insulin should be prescribed is when there is an actual endogenous deficiency.