AlltogetHerb - Baicalin (Chinese Skullcap)

Baicalin is one or our most valued herbs and plays a key role in several of our formulas. It has a bitter taste and bright yellow root, making it distinctive in most formulas. Research tells us that Baicalin suppresses body weight gain and the conversion of excess glucose to visceral fat, which makes it a vital ingredient in our Insulin Resistance formula. Baicalin holds serum cholesterol down, along with the free fatty acids that clog up the works due to bad diet, while guarding against insulin concentrations.

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Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance - simplified

Type 2 Diabetes may be remembered as the epidemic of the Baby Boomer generation. Avoidable and even reversible, Type 2 Diabetes is a result of a cascade of problems stemming from a toxic and deficient diet. 

And the first place that typically breaks down? Leptin and Insulin receptors. Too much sugar, carbs, and saturated fats actually cause damage (think corrosion) to these receptors that start to fail.  Each organ, hormone cycle, and sensor is affected. 

Stage one. The first stage appears to be the clogging of cell receptors with fatty acids. And where do they come from? Our toxic, deficient diet. Sugar, carbs, and saturated fat. 

Stage two. Now, the clogged cells can’t hear the doorbell when insulin arrives with glucose.

Stage three. Insulin has to do something with this glucose, so it stimulates fat cell growth (belly fat) and uses the fat cells as glucose storage units. 

Stage four. Meanwhile your pancreas senses...

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