Glucose

Glucose

Glucose Questions

D05f3050dc3d973b8b81a876202fa99a
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
2K
by 1523 · about 16 hours ago

Does anyone know, without accounting for exercise, how many grams of carbs a day are desirable to maintain a steady source of glucose for your brain? If you've read some of my other questions, you know that I'm trying to get back on the paleo... (more)

best answer

3ce6a0d24be025e2f2af534545bdd1d7
CD 0 · December 20, 2012 at 6:55 PM

There's no answer to this question. You never burn just glucose or just ketones. You are always burning some of both. And it's not just carbs. Protein and fat can be converted into glucose via GNG. The point is that whether you are dominate... (more)

D05f3050dc3d973b8b81a876202fa99a
2
Votes
2
Answers
10
Views
881
by 1523 · about 16 hours ago

I'm recently returning from a period of lazy, horrible non-paleo eating. It was really more like a two month bender that brought back dairy, pasta, and all their wonderful friends. Anyway, needless to say I've gone from 10 percent body fat to... (more)

best answer

100fd85230060e754fc13394eee6d6f1
Ambimorph 0 · November 15, 2012 at 7:07 AM

Once you're keto-adapted, much of your brain will use ketones for fuel. Before you adapt, there is a period when your brain can't access much glucose, but ketone production is still low. That often feels uncomfortable. This will pass quickly, as... (more)

Faa95939f6a95d2349477acaa1f3fb76
0
Votes
0
Answers
0
Views
70
by 0 · about 16 hours ago

But that last resort take little break then came in just below an A that's it okay min jackal how are you had believe Gmax you have had some difficulties with the infertility yet you've been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian disease to improve... (more)

51f41b1e9470ec0e52d253a15ec5e0cf
0
Votes
0
Answers
0
Views
49
by 0 · about 16 hours ago

I've had the possibility to correspond a lot of distinct furnish trading experts during my fifteen assemblage advancement as a stem merchandiser. Most are eager, but as with any community, there are those that truly create it a bad refer. ... (more)

Af9e23fd927bacc1ad31e83db69f454e
0
Votes
0
Answers
6
Views
813
by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I'm definitely sensitive to fructose and need to limit it. Does anyone know how much acorn squash contains? I'm not sure if it is all glucose, fructose, a mix of the two, nor even how much sugar is in acorn squash to begin with.

Be157308a0438e382b88d9db4c12ab30
TheGastronomer 0 · February 07, 2014 at 2:46 AM

Squash are awesome if you are low carb, they pack a lot of nutrition, flavor and sweetness even though they have a negligible amount of carbs. You could eat quite a lot of it before reaching 50g net carbs (which tends to be my personal limit). (more)

9cc723c07324bb9bd12693fd7f0dc4a5
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
401
by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I have been following a low carb primal diet for 6 months and, with the addition of lots of walking and hiking, have lost 60 lbs in the process! Prior to making this change my fasting glucose was running in the 110's, which prompted my search... (more)

A048b66e08306d405986b6c04bf5e8e4
PilatesGatekeeper 0 · November 11, 2013 at 3:48 AM

Eating a carby meal the night before can make your fasting blood sugar high.

30329ccb3577a55f74d6212b751fffb8
0
Votes
0
Answers
5
Views
1.7K
by 0 · about 17 hours ago

I recently had my HbA1c tested (which indicates your average blood sugar level during the past 3 months). I was surprised to see that mine wasn't lower, although I am very strict and avoid any sugar, flour, starchy tubers etc. etc. etc. It was... (more)

Medium avatar
Bukowski 0 · October 01, 2013 at 4:20 PM

"although I am doing everything right" Before making such a statement, one should first define what is right and wrong. How do you come to the conclusion that sugar, flour, tubers is causing diabetes? This has not been shown conclusively. A... (more)

Medium avatar
0
Votes
0
Answers
1
Views
1K
by 598 · about 17 hours ago

Is the sugar in carrots, beets, taro, yams, and other sweet tubers mostly fructose or glucose?

best answer

543a65b3004bf5a51974fbdd60d666bb
daz 0 · September 20, 2013 at 10:20 PM

any of the good online nutrition databases should give this info, here's a couple of carrot examples from nutritiondata.com, raw carrots (with serving size set at 100g), Total Carbohydrate 9.6g, Dietary Fiber 2.8g, Starch 1.4g,... (more)

14b8422e9b449a21e06fa3349953d4f7
1
Votes
1
Answers
3
Views
2K
by 215 · about 17 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)

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
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)

4cef120270c742b7f0094b05c617636f
3
Votes
3
Answers
3
Views
1.4K
by 181 · about 17 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)

048dd52752c45129c1212bfffb37ca72
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)

61f9349ad28e3c42d1cec58ba4825a7d
3
Votes
3
Answers
1
Views
2.1K
by 10490 · about 17 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)

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
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)

Fcfa3fc00f244f160aa0b363cb3d46e7
1
Votes
1
Answers
0
Views
1.1K
by 5 · about 17 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)

9aa4046713d6cd5dbf3220d913a178a0
2
Votes
2
Answers
2
Views
591
by 154 · about 17 hours ago

I am currently reading the "perfect health diet", and there is a section discussing the optimal carb intake. The author explains, how at a low carb intake the body will manufacture glucose from protein to meet its glucose needs, and at a high... (more)

best answer

7bf306ada57db47547e9da39a415edf6
August 0 · June 02, 2013 at 9:43 PM

Excess glucose would be glucose your muscles & liver can't store. In some cases fat can be more insulin sensitive, with the muscles either full and/or insulin resistant after years of bad dieting. Even people who are reasonably thin could be... (more)

76e82f76e7e3ed9747c980b50fc51b25
0
Votes
0
Answers
1
Views
825
by 229 · about 17 hours ago

I just had a few things done. I turn 22 this month. I am a 6'1 (186cm) 180lbs (81.6kg) male. Body fat is 8-10%. I broke my leg 6 weeks ago and the test was done 1 week ago. (5 weeks after the break) Overal Cholesterol - 3.78 -146 mg/dl HDL ... (more)

best answer

D33a8d5f095a8532ddf7a0d6c27bfe63
Sataran 0 · April 11, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Here's how I'd interpret them: Your HDL accounts for 48% of your total cholesterol. That's equivalent to TC / HDL of 2.1x. Under 3.5x is supposed to be protective. Your trigs / HDL is 0.7x. Under 1.0x is considered to be ideal. Implies you... (more)

5f651b42d4b06218a61e0eba945128d9
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
1.9K
by 40 · about 17 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)

best answer

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106
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)

5c9fda2bd0018516806bba200a93f6fa
1
Votes
1
Answers
2
Views
601
by 608 · about 17 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)

532cfd279d793e8fcc23b9f6d91dde5c
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.

1ac8e976f84cb2566ecfbbcce1817351
6
Votes
6
Answers
3
Views
756
by 211 · about 17 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)

E753cf7753e7be889ca68b1a4203483f
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)

F4d991ae6bcc8c23851369ad86fbef7d
10
Votes
10
Answers
4
Views
2.3K
by 2407 · about 17 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)

F26fbc92b18f4689769d6f8746ea40f7
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)

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094
1
Votes
1
Answers
7
Views
1K
by 78422 · about 17 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)

3846a3b61bc9051e4baebdef62e58c52
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)

F4d991ae6bcc8c23851369ad86fbef7d
1
Votes
1
Answers
2
Views
929
by 2407 · about 17 hours ago

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

1ec4e7ca085b7f8d5821529653e1e35a
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)

6371f0ae0c075ded1b8cd30aafd4bf16
0
Votes
0
Answers
5
Views
1.4K
by 4283 · about 17 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)

3846a3b61bc9051e4baebdef62e58c52
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)

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
4
Votes
4
Answers
7
Views
2.2K
by 12677 · about 17 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)

best answer

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5
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)

D7935c2eebdf69216aa1929dcce59248
1
Votes
1
Answers
6
Views
647
by 15 · about 17 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)

4e98420c55180862f3a3815339749ed4
bethaneyjayne 0 · September 17, 2012 at 11:47 PM

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

83456bd85c99b73a03dc9ccf7eb44255
2
Votes
2
Answers
2
Views
1.2K
by 487 · about 17 hours ago

Been on strict Paleo diet for 12 weeks - 60 to 100 G's of carbs a day, NO WHEAT and a moderate amount of dairy. Lost 20 lbs. which is fantastic and am only a few lbs. from a normal BMI. Incorporated HIT; both cardio and 5/5 lift to failure for the... (more)

3491e51730101b18724dc57c86601173
Janknitz 0 · September 16, 2012 at 3:37 AM

Sounds like white coat hypertension. The stress of going to the doctor (especially given your obsession with the numbers) likely raised you BP AND your BG. Keep monitoring at home.

Ce2968ab71119c736ba9d83841c5718a
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
1.3K
by 298 · about 17 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)

best answer

7bf306ada57db47547e9da39a415edf6
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)

Get Free Paleo Recipes