The ‘carnivore connection’—evolutionary aspects of insulin resistance

  title={The ‘carnivore connection’—evolutionary aspects of insulin resistance},
  author={Stephen Colagiuri and J Brand Miller},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Insulin resistance is common and is determined by physiological (aging, physical fitness), pathological (obesity) and genetic factors. The metabolic compensatory response to insulin resistance is hyperinsulinaemia, the primary purpose of which is to maintain normal glucose tolerance. The ‘carnivore connection’ postulates a critical role for the quantity of dietary protein and carbohydrate and the change in the glycaemic index of dietary carbohydrate in the evolution of insulin resistance and… CONTINUE READING


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