I had a couple of blood markers tested last week. Here are the results:
- Fasting insulin: 20.9 (range 2.0-19.6) HIGH
My last fasting insulin was in February, and it was 20.7. Essentially unchanged. During that 4 months I’ve consumed a low carb high fat diet on all but about 4 days. Apparently this is not going to be fixed by changing my macronutrient ratio. Fasting and exercise are the best bets at this point, and fasting is not something I’m able to tolerate. So exercise.
- hs-CRP: 8.0 (range 0-3.0) HIGH
Here’s my history with my hs-CRP:
High inflammation for four years (probably longer but that’s when I started testing)…and not better now after lots of time spent avoiding inflammatory foods in the last 6 weeks.
Will think about my next steps today.