Insulin, I want to talk to you
Whether talking about diabetes or obesity, we can't get rid of insulin; everything we do is related to the hormone that humans love and hate.
Our ancestors relied on it to weather the famine, and our body relied on it to maintain a metabolic balance; some people thirst for it, and some people regarded it as a cash cow.
Insulin is both an antidote and a poison; like a rose, it looks good but prickly
The human body is an organism that is as complex as the universe but full of misunderstandings and contradictions. The high degree of similarity between the sophisticated human body and the vast universe is extremely fearful. When low-density lipoprotein carries cholesterol to repair the inflamed blood vessel wall, it does not think that after being exhausted, it is turned out to be the chief culprit of vascular plaque.
The same is true for insulin. In the long river of human evolution, when our ancestors ate a lot, insulin would store temporary excess energy like the social security department, helping our ancestors to spend the hunger and cold years.
When the farming civilization is opened, some of the people who are "rich" first will no longer have to worry about the next meal. However, insulin has been passed down with the mark and mission of the ancestors.
At the moment of abundant supplies, when we are overeating, insulin is still untimely to store foods that are no longer used to satiety, but to experience the joy of human beings – in the form of fat.
When the flooding beast comes, the islet cells, if they are close to the enemy, are fully loaded with more insulin, but they are relentlessly degraded by the body – compensatingly reducing the effectiveness of the unit of insulin in order not to be hypoglycemic.
In the long run, the negative feedback regulation mechanism of such “self-destructive Great Wall” eventually led to the degradation of insulin from special forces to the fighting power of the Eight Banners in the late Qing Dynasty, and insulin resistance was unexpected.
Article taken from: Know, some changes