Singapore Women's Weekly

A Tale Of Two Hormones

If diet and exercise haven’t helped you lose weight, a hormonal imbalance could be to blame.

1. INSULIN

Insulin is a hormone that transports the glucose in our blood to the cells, Dr Jason Fung talks about the hormonal obesity theory which is based on the evidence that when patients are given high doses of insulin, they gain weight. It almost doesn’t matter how much they eat or how much they exercise, the weight keeps piling on.

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