Something to help with insulin resistance

  1. Something to help with insulin resistance


    Took this from a strategy of Charles Poliquin. I got it out of T-Nation.

    Betaine HCl 300 MG
    Bitter Melon Ext. 200 MG
    Gymnema Sylvestre 100 MG
    Fenugreek Seed 1000 MG
    Na R-Alpha Lipoic Acid 150 MG
    Acacia Powder 400 MG
    Chromium 40 MCG


  2. That looks great and anything poliquin recomends is golden! What if banaba was added to it????
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  3. sub x2

  4. yeah, I think banaba would be really beneficial for this. By the way, did you make the purchase, if so, how's it going

  5. I have been using this supplement for 3 weeks. I lowered my carbs, basically it has been meat and veggies as far as diet. Even pre and post workout I cut out the carbs. I eat 1 cup of cooked oats in the morning and a banana and that is the most carbs I have in a day. My energy has gone down, more like hypoglycemic, I am flat most of the time.

    However, this is what is expected. My body is adapting to having a lower glycogen levels. I am visibly leaner I mean big time. I am vascular all the time even though I don't get a pump. I contribute alot to the loss of glycogen and water retention that comes with the glycogen. I am seeing striations in the upper chest, front delts, and also some of the tricept. I have 3 more weeks to go, and then I will switch back to a high carb, bulking type plan, by that time I should respond very well with carbs.

  6. Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    I have been using this supplement for 3 weeks. I lowered my carbs, basically it has been meat and veggies as far as diet. Even pre and post workout I cut out the carbs. I eat 1 cup of cooked oats in the morning and a banana and that is the most carbs I have in a day. My energy has gone down, more like hypoglycemic, I am flat most of the time.

    However, this is what is expected. My body is adapting to having a lower glycogen levels. I am visibly leaner I mean big time. I am vascular all the time even though I don't get a pump. I contribute alot to the loss of glycogen and water retention that comes with the glycogen. I am seeing striations in the upper chest, front delts, and also some of the tricept. I have 3 more weeks to go, and then I will switch back to a high carb, bulking type plan, by that time I should respond very well with carbs.
    So, u did go ahead with this above custom capsule blend? If so, what were your dosages? Times,etc? Any info is greatly appreciated.

  7. I took the above dose three times per day after my meals. First at 8am second at 1pm and third at 8pm.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    I took the above dose three times per day after my meals. First at 8am second at 1pm and third at 8pm.
    is this premade formulation or would i have to create this myself. Could you provide a link if possible? How many caps at 3 times a day.......?

  9. Are you familar with CustomCapsule. You make your own supplement. You go to the site and pull up the list of ingredients and add whatever you want to the capsule.

    Pills Per Serving: 5
    Servings Per Batch: 60
    Pills Per Batch: 300

    Ingredients %DV
    Betaine HCl 300 MG N/A
    Bitter Melon Ext. 200 MG N/A
    Acacia Powder 400 MG N/A
    Chromium 40 MCG 33%
    Fenugreek Seed 1000 MG N/A
    Na R-Alpha Lipoic Acid 150 MG N/A
    Gymnema Sylvestre 100 MG N/A
    Total:35.08

  10. vanadyl would be a cheap addition as well as banaba.

  11. 1-6g cinnamon/day
    Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for life. Lao Tse 6th century BC
  

  
 

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