- Inositol actually is a sugar-like compound that is created in our kidneys and that is found in all of our cell membranes in all of our cells. It helps cells communicate and is part of the messaging system when our hormones, neurotransmitters and growth factors bind to our cells.
- It helps support your liver to remove the fat that you have been losing and break it down to be removed from your body.
- Inositol supplementation has some evidence in helping to decrease anxiety due to affecting the processes that affect serotonin production and signaling.
- There have been a couple studies that show inositol supplementation to help improve insulin sensitivity- meaning help it work more effectively and decrease insulin spikes sand circulating insulin. When insulin is in your blood for too long it helps your body to create more fat cells to store energy, which can contribute to many chronic health issues.