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by 215 · about 3 hours ago

Here's the link to the page http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsweek/Glycemic_index_and_glycemic_load_for_100_foods.htm I thought that fat slowed digestion so that the glucose from the lactose enters your bloodstream slower? (more)

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Mscott 0 · August 02, 2013 at 12:02 AM

The resource they're drawing their information from is multiple studies using different subjects and thus different glycemic responses are to be expected. It's good for rough estimates of the glycemic index of foods, but not for close comparisons.... (more)

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by 181 · about 3 hours ago

I've been paleo for a year. I lift weights for aesthetics and strength and want to stay lean all year round' while making good size/strength gains. I eat a lot of meat, and a lot of vegetables. I eat 4 meals a day, mainly consisting of about 200... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · July 09, 2013 at 9:06 AM

You won't probably find the perfect answer to your question because this depends a lot on your school of thought, some like Phinney & Volek, Peter Attia and many others think that the glycogen repletion need from carbs is a myth and that you... (more)

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by 10490 · about 3 hours ago

I've always been a little confused about this. I hope one of you nutritional science nuts can shed some light on this. I've seen many fructose/sucrose/glucose related questions on Paleohacks, and inevitably someone mentions that sucrose is simply... (more)

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Mscott 0 · June 28, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Most sucrose we eat is hydrolyzed to glucose and fructose by the enzyme sucrase in the small intestines, although some (likely a small amount) of sucrose will be hydrolyzed in the presence of the acidic medium of our stomach. Personally, I don't... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

When we eat carbohydrates, they have three possible fates: broken down to glucose and burned for energy while in the plasma stored as glycogen in the muscle converted to and stored as fat (in adipose tissue) by the liver What happens to the... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

Hi everybody, I have a question regarding the glycogen / glucose release by the liver. So far I have read that once the food is being digested in the stomach, it slowly moves down the small intestine, where it begins to being absorbed, these... (more)

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by 15 · about 4 hours ago

So I recently did Chris Kresser's blood glucose testing experiment (http://www.marksdailyapple.com/does-eating-low-carb-cause-insulin-resistance/#axzz2OtHPvMP3) and was wondering if someone could help me with some questions about adding carbs back... (more)

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NooMoahk 0 · March 29, 2013 at 7:19 AM

Seems pretty normal to me. After doing keto/vlc for 1 year I had to go through an adaptation period when I added carbs. Eating just one apple caused a major blood sugar crash afterwards. After about 2 weeks my body was able to, seemingly, respond... (more)

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by 40 · about 4 hours ago

Hi everyone, I've got a few questions about substituting some non-starchy for starchy vegetables. Background 3000 calorie diet split 20%/25%/55% carbs/protein/fat (PUFA < 5%, 2:1 O6:O3) Fairly active with 3x pw weight training and 2x pw... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 14, 2013 at 11:24 AM

There really isn't a question in your question ... you sort of just talked about maybe trying to get more tuber/root vegetables. Are you just looking for encouragement? If you're asking if you should eat more than zero, then personally, I think... (more)

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by 608 · about 4 hours ago

I notice that whenever i eat some fruit, honey, maple syrup or other high fructose foods i get anxious, moody and bloated. This never happens with glucose containing carbs like white rice, yuca, sweet potatoes and yams, just fructose carbs. Could... (more)

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Scratch 0 · December 28, 2012 at 2:39 PM

It sounds like it probably is. If you want a definitive diagnosis, your gp can perform a simple, noninvasive test in his office. If you just want to do your own experimenting at home, it sounds like you know where to start adjusting.

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by 211 · about 4 hours ago

Some of us have been following the "safe starch" and LC vs. moderate/high carb debates for some time now. I have no doubt starches and even fruits are not only paleo but fine and healthy. However, there has not been precedence in formerly obese... (more)

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Andreas_1 0 · December 03, 2012 at 11:04 AM

This is indeed an interesting question. Due to difficulties in finding funding/subjects, I doubt that the literature can provide an adequate answer. It would be possible to investigate oneself by measuring blood sugar and/or A1c. It should be... (more)

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by 2407 · about 4 hours ago

The Exercise A Little Control chapter in Keifer's Carb Backloading book is fascinating. It corroborates something I've known about myself for YEARS; I am basically insulin resistant, which is why I can neither get fat nor muscular, as both... (more)

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Olivier 0 · December 06, 2012 at 12:11 AM

Have you ever seen an endocrinologist? If your insulin response is really that messed up, you should have experienced a LOT more adverse effects than just the inability to gain mass in the from of either muscle or fat. Anyway, your experience... (more)

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by 78422 · about 4 hours ago

I find that I'm eating WAY too much of everything, including protein... like i read what people say they have per day, and its like....thats what i have per meal. im ravenous, ill eat a pound of ground beef, 2 9oz chicken breasts, and half pound... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 20, 2012 at 4:25 AM

Check this out http://www.ketotic.org/2012/08/if-you-eat-excess-protein-does-it-turn.html I have seen those with high metabolic status eat over 4000 calories a day without gorging on protein or carbs...here is one such example if you need some... (more)

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by 2407 · about 4 hours ago

How long does it last? Is this whats known as the glycogen window? How does caffeine affect it?

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jakeA 0 · October 05, 2012 at 12:13 PM

While I can't give you a correct or full answer to your question, I suggest you check out www.dangerouslyharcore.com and either get the book or read what Keifer has written. Also check out this article that describes it more in laymans terms:... (more)

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by 4283 · about 4 hours ago

Insulin is a vitally important hormone in your body. I know because as a type 1 diabetic, I frequently know what it's like to have too much or not enough. It is the hormone that pushes fuel into the cells and makes you grow. Do you consider... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · September 22, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Since its already been pointed out that insulin isn't "evil" since no endogenous hormone could be good or evil really, the point is excessive insulin is associated with aging, suppressing antimicrobial peptides, and hardening of the arteries, and... (more)

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by 12677 · about 4 hours ago

I've been looking into the evidence of the health effects of sucrose or similar glucose-fructose mixtures found in fruit compared to glucose or starch. There's seems to be a fair amount of evidence that fructose can be bad, but most of the... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · September 21, 2012 at 4:22 AM

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2673878/ "Consuming fructose-sweetened, not glucose-sweetened, beverages increases visceral adiposity and lipids and decreases insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese humans" Its not a study on... (more)

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by 2227 · about 4 hours ago

Both glucose and fat rely on similar enzyme systems towards the end of ATP conversion, but the conversion of glucose starts with glycolysis, fat via beta-oxidation. Lactic acid is a by-product of glycolysis and is a preferred fuel source for... (more)

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CD 0 · September 20, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Define efficient? obviously glucose is easier and more efficient for your body to burn. That's why it prefers it over fat\ ketones. But how would you even choose? The body burns what it can, when it can to meet it's demands. I do not think... (more)

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by 10 · about 4 hours ago

What is the ideal blood glucose level. Why is it considered ideal ?

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akman 0 · October 18, 2012 at 10:16 PM

I have been LC for several years and had a set of labs drawn, mostly all were great but FBG was 110. I was freakin'. I bought an UltraMini OneTouch ($20) and 100 test strips ($100) and had a blast! I tested my FBG every morning for a week, it... (more)

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by 15 · about 4 hours ago

Friends, I occasionally have episodes characterized by intense tension in my throat, neck, and chest, loss of mental acuity, impaired muscular coordination, pallor, anxiety, and dread. My friends note that my eyes take on a sort of glassed over... (more)

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bethaneyjayne 0 · September 17, 2012 at 11:47 PM

sounds a lot like a panic attack, they do crazy things to your body.

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by 298 · about 4 hours ago

Here is an interesting question, that I'm sure has at least one scientific study answering it. My understanding is the standard american diet has a high level of fructose, especially from drinks. Do you know what effect on the body it would have... (more)

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August 0 · September 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Feinman's take. At paleo levels, I don't think it matters. I suppose you could save a life or two at SAD levels. Less non-alcoholic fatty liver disease for the kiddies drinking their 32oz sodas from the gas station. Those same kiddies will be... (more)

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by 126 · about 4 hours ago

This is my first post even though I search this site all of the time. I've been doing Paleo religiously for the last 3 months due to a fairly poor blood test back in May (it's what triggered my search for a new diet). The amount of real sugar I... (more)

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spayne 0 · August 03, 2012 at 5:30 PM

I used a doctor who uses www.myhdl.com for the testing. It was great because they did very thorough labs and you can track it over time on the website. Maybe your doctor can use them as well if it is something you want to track. You might also... (more)

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by 5775 · about 4 hours ago

Has anyone heard of these or even used them? I'm wondering if it would be worth it to do a little experimenting and thought it would be an interesting tool to experiment with.

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Bernard_Farrell 0 · June 29, 2012 at 12:47 PM

I've been wearing a Dexcom CGM since March 2007, the product has evolved several times in those 5 years. A CGM is very different to a standard blood glucose meter because you get the context of where your blood glucose has been and where it may... (more)

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by 14877 · about 4 hours ago

Do carnivorous animals run on ketones or do they run on a mixture of fat and glucose (gluconeogenesis)? Are they simply more efficient at converting protein to glucose than humans? Any information would be appreciated.

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borofergie 0 · May 29, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Glucose and ketones are complementary substrates for energy production in all mammals. Although we tend to associate them with "starvation" (or glucose starvation) in mammals, ketone bodies such as acetoacetate and ??-hydroxybutyrate are produced... (more)

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by 322 · about 4 hours ago

Due to poor absorption of my damaged gut I have to get my carbs from as much glucose heavy source as possible (minimize fructose, disaccharides & starch) because it is difficult to break those down to simpler sugars. So what foods have the... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · February 26, 2012 at 11:51 AM

I think what is important is that you introduce these carb-containt foods, as recommended by Milla, one at a time to assess your tolerance. Eat a small amount one day, then if no symptoms, eat a larger serving the second day. If you still haven't... (more)

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by 6709 · about 5 hours ago

http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=5498 Paul Jaminet compares PHD to Danny Roddy and compares Glucose, Fructose and Galactose's(dairy) ability to replenish liver glycogen and muscle glycogen. Do you consume an intra or post workout simple carb... (more)

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cliff_1 0 · January 27, 2012 at 1:32 AM

It would have been cool if paul actually took the time to read some of peats work and get a better idea of what he actually recommends and why he does. Instead he decided to focus on one very short blog post by danny that doesn't even necessarily... (more)

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by 205 · about 5 hours ago

Ive been off and on the paleo the last 3 months, but recently ive decided to stick with it. Im currently on week 4 of the paleo, and it's amazing. I initially did it to cure my acne. and so far it has cut out 60% of it. I had acne all on my face,... (more)

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Caleb_the_Hobbit 0 · January 22, 2012 at 12:04 AM

One thing I found helpful to me to cut back on my sugars was to up my fats to feel more satiated (like full fat greek yogurt). That way, I knew that craving sugar wasn't the need for calories, but the sweet tooth. If you do need a source of... (more)

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by 1485 · about 5 hours ago

I just got the results of the blood test back. There are three numbers that seem to be in conflict with each other and with my expectations: Glucose 60mg/dl expected range 60-125 Fructosamine 1.89mmol/l expected range ... (more)

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miked_2 0 · April 01, 2012 at 4:05 AM

I don't know much about the fructosamine measure; but, the A1C is totally explainable: Chris Kresser talked about this a long time ago, but A1C is invalid when you're really healthy. The way I interpret his explanation (and you should go see... (more)

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