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How refined sugar intake affect the exercise results?

I am doing regular exercise like jogging & stretching from last 3 month to lose extra weight my BMI is 28/29 and lose 2 Kg, I am not following any diet plan. One of friend suggest me to stop ...
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Does eating sugar before sleeping reduce muscle regeneration and growth?

I was very underweight most of my life (BMI 15-16) and gained a bit of weight (BMI 18.5 now) during the recent months via training (at home) and eating more. Most of that gained weight is apparently ...
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Is having pure sugar during a workout a bad idea?

On my gym days, I have developed a habit of mixing about 70 grams of this complex, slow releasing carbohydrate supplement with about 60 grams of literally pure sugar, and about 24 ounces of water. I ...
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Why does sugar get such a bad rap for being empty calories while other carbs don't? [closed]

What does sugar and alcohol have in common? They are empty calories; offer no nutritional value, so avoid them whenever you can. Why haven't I heard anyone ever make the same argument about other ...
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Biochemistry behind sudden drop in energy shortly after starting exercise?

If I go for a run around the time I would get hungry and would soon eat, say early afternoon just before lunch or evening before dinner, I often feel a noticeable sharper drop in energy after ~20min ...
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Is 30 minutes jogging enough for good amount of Sugar consumption? [closed]

I do jogging in the morning, around 5 days a week, from 6 to 6.30. I jog for around 1.3 Kms and then return walking from there. Also, I consume some sugar content throughout the day, like tea (at 8AM)...
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How often should one serious about bodybuilding have a cave day?

So I am a bodybuilder and I cave every 10 days, which doesn't seem that bad really, but how often should a bodybuilder actually cave. How frequently? How rarely?
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Lesser evil when it comes to snacks: sweet vs salty [closed]

For the past year I have drastically changed my eating habits (for better if I may say so) and I'm currently training twice a week and doing cardio once/twice per week. However, I still occasionally ...
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Which one of the following types of fat/carb. intake is worse? And why? [closed]

I'd appreciate if you could please answer my question regarding fat and carbohydrate intakes in human body: Let's say I take 100 grams of chocolate in one single day, and then don't take chocolate at ...
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What might happen if I get very low blood sugar during a run and continue running?

During a recent run, due to low blood sugar, I developed double vision. Otherwise, I felt great. Out of prudence, I quit and decided to walk home. I had eaten nothing for 14 hours before the run, so I ...
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What are the effects of long-term, mass-consumption of sugared, carbonated drinks and what can be done to stop? [closed]

I am a long-term, high-frequency consumer of soft drinks specifically Coca-Cola and Pepsi. In 2015 I am resolved to kick the habit once and for all but it is proving challenging. My average daily ...
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What are some ingredients in this protein powder that may negatively effect my health? [closed]

I am wondering if anything in the following ingredients list would be considered harmful. I understand that these are all FDA approved ingredients, however aspartame is a good example of an ingredient ...
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Tea ( w/ & w/o sugar ) and Calories [closed]

How does a cup of tea with 2-3 cubes of sugar affect the body? What if I drink 5 cups of tea with sugar? What are the disadvantages?
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Low sugar diets

One thing I've never been good at is eating very healthily, but I work out a lot, cycling 15 miles a day and circuit training or weights most evenings. However, I'm struggling to lose that last bit of ...
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Chewing refined grains - good or bad? [closed]

I know I probably have misunderstood something about the whole digestive process, but one concept still remains unclear to me about it. They say that chewing is good, as it predigests your food into ...
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How do I stop drinking soda?

I am trying it for years now and can't free myself from drinking products like Coca Cola (or Red Bull). I just love the taste and the feeling while drinking it. It wakes me up and makes me feel better ...
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Difference between Glucose, Fructose and Sucrose [closed]

What is the difference between: Glucose? Fructose? Sucrose? I know they are all forms of sugar, and your body needs them. But what is what? OK, I do know that "Fructose is a natural sugar found in ...
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Is something with 100 calories but 24g of sugar okay to eat when on a diet?

I bought these watermelon flavored ices from the supermarket because they have 100 calories per cup and 0g of fat and saturated fat. But they do have 24g of sugar. Will eating these be against my ...
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Best way to quickly burn sugar [closed]

After you had an excess of sugar what is the best way to burn it to avoid accumulating it as fat?
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What foods can I eat to keep my energy up in an office job in the afternoon? [closed]

About 2-3 hours after eating lunch I crash at work. My hands shake, I can't concentrate and I generally believe this has to do with low blood sugar. I've never been diagnosed with diabetes. My mom has ...
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Can diet affect the creation of advanced glycation end-products?

On a podcast recommended to me (I'm not sure whether it's called "Sports Nutrition" or "Endurance Planet") Ben Greenfield talked about inflammation, advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) and ...