5 things my face tells you about insulin resistance

Do you ever look in the mirror and wonder what your face is trying to tell you? Believe it or not, your face can actually reveal a lot about your overall health. Specifically, it can provide insight into your insulin resistance. In this post, we’ll explore the top five things your face might be telling you about this important health condition. So take a few minutes to examine your reflection closely – you might be surprised at what you discover!


Have you ever had someone take one look at your face and say, “you look tired” or “you look stressed”? Well, what if I told you that your face can tell you much more than just how you feel? In fact, your face can give you indicators of your health, including your insulin resistance. In this article, we will go over five things that your face can tell you about insulin resistance, along with some free resources you can use to help combat it.

Sub-Heading 1: Dark Circles Under Your Eyes.

You may have noticed that you have dark circles under your eyes that won’t go away no matter how much sleep you get. This is because insulin resistance can cause inflammation in your body, including your skin. The inflammation can cause your blood vessels to leak, which then creates the appearance of dark circles under your eyes.

Sub-Heading 2: Acne and Other Skin Conditions.

Have you been struggling with acne, dry skin, or other skin conditions? It might not just be a coincidence. Insulin resistance causes an increase in androgen, which is a hormone that affects the production of oil in your skin. This elevated androgen level can lead to an increase in acne, dry skin, and other skin conditions.

Sub-Heading 3: Skin Tags.

Skin tags are small, raised growths that appear on the surface of your skin. While they are typically harmless, they can be an indicator of insulin resistance. Insulin resistance can cause an increase in insulin-like growth factors (IGF), which then leads to an increase in the number of skin tags on your body.

Sub-Heading 4: Wrinkles.

Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, but did you know that insulin resistance can accelerate this process? Insulin resistance causes an increase in inflammation and oxidative stress, leading to premature aging. If you notice that your wrinkles are appearing earlier than expected, insulin resistance could be the culprit.

Sub-Heading 5: Rosacea.

Rosacea is a skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels on your face. While the cause of rosacea is unknown, studies have linked it to insulin resistance. Insulin resistance can cause inflammation throughout your body, including your skin, leading to the development of rosacea.

Free Resources:

As a viewer on Dr. Boz channel, you have access to several free resources that can help combat insulin resistance, including:

  • 50 Keto Fat-Facts: This resource provides 50 facts about keto that can help you navigate the diet.
  • Dr. Boz Ratio Spreadsheet: This spreadsheet helps you calculate your daily macronutrient intake based on your goals and needs.
  • Documentary Playlist: Dr. Boz has curated a playlist of documentaries that can help educate you on insulin resistance and other health topics.


Your face can tell you a lot about your health, including your insulin resistance. If you have noticed any of the indicators listed above, it’s essential to consult with your physician or qualified health professional. Dr. Boz’s channel provides several resources that can help you combat insulin resistance and improve your overall health. Don’t hesitate to take advantage of them!


  1. Can insulin resistance be cured?
    Insulin resistance is a condition that can be improved, but not necessarily cured. Adopting a healthy lifestyle, including diet and exercise, can help manage insulin resistance.

  2. Is insulin resistance the same as diabetes?
    While insulin resistance and diabetes are related, they are not the same. Insulin resistance is a condition where your body does not respond to insulin correctly, while diabetes is a disease where your body either doesn’t produce or properly utilize insulin.

  3. Can I still eat carbohydrates if I have insulin resistance?
    Yes, you can still eat carbohydrates if you have insulin resistance, but it’s important to monitor your intake and choose complex carbohydrates over simple carbohydrates.

  4. What is the BRAINS program offered by Dr. Boz?
    BRAINS stands for “Body Restoration, Adrenal, Insulin, Neurotransmitter, and Gut Support.” It’s an online program that helps individuals optimize their health through lifestyle changes and support.

  5. Are the products and supplements recommended by Dr. Boz safe?
    Dr. Boz recommends products and supplements based on her own experience and research. However, it’s important to consult with your physician or qualified health professional before implementing any nutritional supplement or lifestyle program.

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