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Thread: EAT MOAR TATERS! Huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by otzi View Post
    Prolonged high insulin definitely correlates to insulin resistance (or diabetes). High blood glucose levels, especially fasting, indicate insulin resistance as well. What we have been talking about here is spikes in blood glucose. The spike will prompt a surge in insulin which will clear the glucose from the blood in an insulin sensitive person.



    Normal glucose levels are important to good health and the next blood sugar chart shows the fasting level for a normal person and then the raising and falling of blood sugar after a meal.

    Let's see if this link works: It shows normal variances over 24 hours for 21 insulin sensitive people, eating regular food.

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_tMgToYs_oY...ndividuals.PNG

    Here's another good chart to show what levels should be at certain times:

    Blood Sugar Levels Chart | A Normal Blood Sugar Level
    I'll have a look, ta.

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    looked at those links, I still wonder if the starch causes spikes that would add to insulin resistance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quarry View Post
    looked at those links, I still wonder if the starch causes spikes that would add to insulin resistance?
    My little pea-brain says that eating nothing but starchy tubers for 7-14 days would not cause insulin resistance. I followed a strict low carb (less than 80g) for over two years, being careful not to 'spike my insulin'. After testing my insulin/glucose response after several potato meals, I can say I am not insulin resistant. Eating nothing but potatoes for a really long time, say a year, would be a better bet to cause insulin resistance.

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    Really good talk on how we handle starch. From AHS 2012, Chris Masterjohn:


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    Just typing outloud... I have been debating doing tators or just fasting this week. DH is out of town so it would be a great time to not cook and have a clean kitchen all week
    65lbs gone and counting!!

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    I must admit I found that video mind-numbing.

    That guy could package his presentations for insomnia treatmentzzzzzzzzzz..

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    another 3 lb gone....

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlanC View Post
    I must admit I found that video mind-numbing.

    That guy could package his presentations for insomnia treatmentzzzzzzzzzz..
    It's a psychological ploy! The more boring the presentation the more intellectual the presenter must be right! Nah, just playing. i haven't watched it yet, but when I got an hour to burn I plan to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lambchop View Post
    another 3 lb gone....
    Hey well done LC. I lost about 4lb in my 4 days but had to stop because I was ill from a bug. Are you doing intermittent spuds or all the time?

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