Monthly Archives: March 2013

Managing glycogen stores or how to enjoy all the benefits of high carbohydrate diet without fat gain.

The human body can store 5-700g carbohydrates in the muscle and 50-100g in the liver but can’t store protein and we don’t want to store fat.Low-carb diet is not a solution long term ,it’s more like choosing gastric bypass other … Continue reading

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How cooking methods affect AGEs (Advanced Glycation End products)

AGEs are proteins permanently cross-linked with sugars. The research is controversial ,some data show low absorption of these substances ,others show increased oxidative stress if someone eat a lot of it. these substances aren’t necessary for the body. avoiding completely is impossible but reducing AGEs intake spares antioxidants in the body … Continue reading

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