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List of Fibers That BLOCK Carbs, Sugars & Fats:
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💪 5 Ways To Turn Food Into Muscle & NOT Fat
What I’m about to share with you today pertains to men and women, young and old. It’s for anyone who want to gain and/or maintain muscle mass, and even LOSE fat at the same time.
Low Carbs Is BAD News
These days everyone is talking about going “low carbs” or “ketogenic” and “high fat” diets. Everyone seems to be afraid of carbohydrates because they think it makes them fat.
But, this isn’t correct and in the long run – you’ll dramatically slow your metabolism, kill your thyroid and get even fatter.
Insulin – Friend or Foe?
When you eat carbohydrates, your blood sugar goes up. Then your pancreas releases insulin to lower your blood sugar back down to normal ranges.
The amazing part is that insulin is one of the most “anabolic” hormones in the body. Anabolic means to “build”, while catabolic means to “breakdown”.
The thing is that insulin can be anabolic (to build) to either MUSCLE or FAT cells… Do it correctly and you’ll build muscle and lose fat. Do incorrectly and you’ll get fat and lose muscle.
And today I’m going to show you how to do it correctly – so you can build muscle and lose fat, at any age, male or female.
Now, the secret to making insulin work for you to build muscle, instead of fat is improve insulin sensitivity.
Unfortunately, many factors REDUCE insulin sensitivity:
Prescription drugs and weaker liver
Higher body fat
Less muscle mass
Eating the wrong foods and not enough of the right ones
Stress (worry, lack of sleep, etc.)
So here are 5 simple things you can do, to improve insulin sensitivity and turn the food you eat into muscle and NOT fat.
Proper Macronutrient Timing
Proteins, fats and carbs are “macronutrients”. By eating them at the correct times, you can quickly increase insulin sensitivity and reduce blood sugar spikes.
EXCEPTION TO THIS RULE:
Now, there’s an exception to this rule. The ONE time you should eat carbs first is the meal right after your workout. In fact, your “post workout meal” should consist of only carbs and protein — no fats, vegetables or fiber.
After your workout you WANT an insulin spike to quickly feed your muscles and lower “catabolic” stress hormones such as Cortisol.
The cool part is after exercise, your muscle cells are super sensitive to insulin and thus, the food will automatically go right to the muscles, instead of the fat cells.
Taking fiber supplements also helps improve insulin sensitivity. Studies have shown that taking fiber supplements such as Psyllium husk, 2-3x daily, lowers blood sugar by up to 20% and it lasts the entire day.
There are also fat and carbohydrate blocking “super fibers” such as Chitosan, Kidney Bean extract, Glucomannan and similar ingredients that also BLOCK the absorption of sugars, fats and carbs – so weight loss happens even faster.
Another way to increase insulin sensitivity is to exercise often, but keep the workouts really short, 45 minutes or less.
In fact, exercising 20 minutes, 2x daily or 15 min 3x daily works even better. Every time you exercise, you improve insulin sensitivity.
Of course, most of us don’t have time to go to the gym or exercise multiple times a day or even have the desire.
However, taking a brisk walk for only 10 minutes after each meal, 3x daily is clinically proven to dramatically improve insulin sensitivity AND lower stress hormones.
Take Herbs, Vitamins & Minerals
Finally, you can take specific herbs, plant extracts, vitamins and minerals clinically proven to lower blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity.
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