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Carb Tolerance

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by 77338 · October 25, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Some people have always been sensitive to carbs but others may have found that as they got older their tolerance for carbs decreased. Following from the excellent question on carb tolerance vs ethinicity, which considered differences on carb... (more)

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Diane_4 0 · October 25, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Actually I am not sure if my carb tolerance has changed with age. If I look at photographs of myself in my 20s, I was the most obese I ever was, even if I didn't weigh the most I ever did. My doctor was warning me about my triglycerides when I was... (more)

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by 5002 · May 15, 2014 at 9:23 PM

I've always wondered if the different levels in carb tolerance that we often see has anything to do with genetic differences that related to ethnicity. I, for example, am half Italian (mother born there) and half Jewish-Russian (perhaps Belarus;... (more)

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jboi 0 · May 15, 2014 at 9:23 PM

I am Native American from the Yakama Nation, and half Mexican. I typically eat nothing but carbs which; surprisingly I am not obese! I am 5'8" and wiegh 170 pounds. So I am guessing that either I'm not very sensitive to carbs... or there is... (more)