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Doctor insights on: Carb Cycling Meal Plans For The Mesomorph Body Type

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Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more


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Can a person with an endomorph body type change into a mesomorph body type through excercise or is body shape prefer timed through genetics?

Can a person with an endomorph body type change into a mesomorph body type through excercise or is body shape prefer timed through genetics?

Easy to change: The talk about "endomorphs" is subscience from one guy at yale in the early 1900's and has nothing to do with real science. Some guys build muscle mass more easily than others doing resistance training, but every guy can trim down doing aerobic exercise. Before-and-after photos like this one are everywhere ; you'll see people with similar results at any fitness facility. ...Read more

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How can I tell if im a mesomorph body type or endomorph? I have traits for both body types i read in description. Im muscular somewhat but im also fat

How can I tell if im a mesomorph body type or endomorph? I have traits for both body types i read in description. Im muscular somewhat but im also fat

Body types: The determination of a body type is not as much of a concern as how you feel about yourself. It is easy to say that if you aren't happy with your weight, you can change it. I found it personally hard to do. I couldn't do it alone, so i went to a company and chose to stick with their strict healthy diet and exercise regimen. This may not be your problem, but you called yourself fat. Try my "cure". ...Read more

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Bmi or body type mesomorph? Which one is better I want to be 115. Right now i'm 142 but my rib cage is showing i'm 5"5' what can I do?

Bmi or body type mesomorph? Which one is better I want to be 115. Right now i'm 142 but my rib cage is showing i'm 5"5' what can I do?

Depends: By the growth charts of the cdc your expected weight for height would be 120lb while a bmi chart would put you at 132 lb to be average weight for height. Most would agree that more muscle mass is preferred to more chub, and both charts do not make a distinction. Your pcp can give you specific recommendations based on your body. See:www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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Can a mesomorph body type lose weight from drinking apple cider vinegar?

Can a mesomorph body type lose weight from drinking apple cider vinegar?

Drinking vinegar is: Not the solution. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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Have dm type 2. Ate high carb meal, and 6 hrs later sugar was 68. Why would this suddenly happen?

Have dm type 2. Ate high carb meal,  and  6 hrs later sugar was 68. Why would this suddenly happen?

Normal: If you're on medication, it could be explained by the action of the medication. If you're not on medication, what happened is that your sugar when way up with your meal, and then your body had to put out a large amount of Insulin to bring it down again. A glucose of 68, particularly if it's a finger stick not a lab glucose, is normal. Nothing to worry about, but eat less and lose weight. ...Read more

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Will eating these http://www.Womenshealthmag.Com/fitness/abs-diet-quickstart-meal-plan and exercising help me get flat abs. Thought carbs were bad.

Weight loss is : Necessary to lose fat in the abdominal area. They indicated "almonds and other nuts, beans and other legumes, spinach and other green vegetables, dairy (low-fat), instant oatmeal, eggs, turkey and other lean meats, peanut butter, olive oil, whole-grain breads and cereals, extra-protein (whey) powder, raspberries and other berries." heavy, junk carbs are not good. There is no such thing as spot >. ...Read more

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Just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and i'm under the impression i need to eat carbs in between meals, is this right?

Just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and i'm under the impression i need to eat carbs in between meals, is this right?

No: As long as your not on mealtime Insulin or sulfonylureas, it is not necessary to eat carbs between meals

those drugs have increased risk of low blood sugar between meals, so that was often necessary; newer safer agents that don't cause hypoglycemia do not require eating carbs between meals. ...Read more

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Non diabetic . (Fasting BG 121 today). Would cutting carbs to 20-25 per meal be too little? Had GD with last 2 pregnancies. Worried about type 2.

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Non diabetic . (Fasting BG 121 today). Would cutting carbs to 20-25 per meal be too little? Had GD with last 2 pregnancies. Worried about type 2.

Probably: As you are likely aware gestat DM carries a 30% risk of future DM. With this single fasting blood sugar I can't say much, if it is a pattern it is pre diabetes & needs to be addressed. If overweight, weight loss is the #1 risk factor & diet + low carb/cal diet is good.Starting at that may be OK, but not sustainable. A balanced diet with ~45g-60 carb is doable very low carb diet.Need Eval too. ...Read more

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I want to know how to portion my meals better and i need a list of fast carbs?

I want to know how to portion my meals better and i need a list of fast carbs?

Diet: To respond to your question correctly, you need a proper evaluation of your health/ underlying conditions. So start with your pcp office visit first and than you can get a nutritionist/dietitian referral. ...Read more

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I am an emdomorph on a kettogenic diet, the only carbs i hv in the week are 2 cheat meals per week, is this ok?

Dieting: Nope. You need carbs. I like that you know that these can be poison, but for your body to work you need some carbs in the daily diet. The standard is no more than 25% of your total daily calories. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many carbs per meal is good for a diabetic to eat?

Can you let me know how many carbs per meal is good for a diabetic to eat?

No specific number: The low glycemic diet is what you need. Eat a diet rich in green vegetables and hard fruits. One that is low in animal saturate fats is also good. Eat 80% of each meal in plant and 20% animal. Get protein and good fat like olive oil coconut oil or nuts at each meal. This will "buffer" the effect of any complex carbohydrates or sugars that naturally occur. This balance will negate carb counting. ...Read more

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Pp bg (140 or less @ 1hr) w/ moderate carbs 40g/meal. Meter average 109 from day. Fbg 109. A1c still 6.6 -2000 mg mtfmn. Night bg spike keeps avg up?

Pp bg (140 or less @ 1hr) w/ moderate carbs 40g/meal. Meter average 109 from day. Fbg 109. A1c still 6.6 -2000 mg mtfmn. Night bg  spike keeps avg up?

See below: When do you take the metformin? It works by blocking sugar production by the liver, which process occurs primarily at night; so taking it at supper or bedtime seems best. However, your fasting bg is 109 by your report; so liver's production seems adequately controlled. Perhaps u should check ppbg 2 hours after meal to make certain it isn't spiking. Daily exercise also helps lower sugar levels. ...Read more

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I have my weight under control 5ft.3 inches , 125 lbs. How many carbs should i have at each meal to maintain my weight. All my tests came back great. ?

What you now eat.: If the system is working why try to fix it? You are apparently eating the right amount or you would not be maintaining weight. The amount of specific macronutrient (protein, fat, carbo) needs varies based on genetics, stressors and level of physical activity. You have matched you calories to your current physical conditions and thus have success. ...Read more

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How many carbs for pre diabetes of 6.1 each meal?

How many  carbs for pre diabetes of 6.1 each meal?

Avoid All & go HiFat: Diabetes Mellitus develops over decades, glucose not upper normal until well down the road. Optimal HbA1c for lowest cardiovascular events in human trials 5.0%, well below 6.1%. While >250 gene variants involved, a primary driver is carbohydrates. Study: DietDoctor.com, Mary Enig, FatChance.html, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, NUSI.org, Science for Smart People, etc. ...Read more

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Should i really be eating 60gm of carbs at each meal?

Probably not: A person's nutritional needs varies so depending on your age/weight and goals (are you trying to gain/lose weight?) also 'what type of carbs' is as important as the amount. We need some carbs; but how much for you is hard to tell without more information. ...Read more

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Im an endomorph looking to get riped, will i achieve this if i stick to a ketto diet with 2 high carb cheat meals per week? Cheat meal days-wed & sun

Im an endomorph looking to get riped, will i achieve this if i stick to a ketto diet with 2 high carb cheat meals per week? Cheat meal days-wed & sun

Get a life!: Why are you obsessing so much about this one unimportant facet of your life? Get some hobbies, friends, a job, etc. Just eat 3 healthy meals/day and exercise on a regular basis. Use the time and health you save to have a real life. You're wasting much too much time on stuff you don't even understand. Don't get your information from friends, tv or the internet. Get a life, and a future! ...Read more