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    whats your favorite post work out carb........ anythign goes? lets hear it..... jsut for the record i love some kiddie cereal.......

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    i like white rice


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    I THOUGHT FRUCTOSE WAS USELESS FOR REPLENISHING GLYCOGEN
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    its gotta help somewhat jsut not as fast..... i combine liek smarties with a banana sumtimes..... mix of different types of carbs i like to do that
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    Quote Originally Posted by ATOM ONE View Post
    I THOUGHT FRUCTOSE WAS USELESS FOR REPLENISHING GLYCOGEN
    Fruits are part fructose part sucrose, glucose. A medium apple for example only has 2-3g of fructose, yet 20g carbs
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    malto or dex, whatever i have, about 50gms in my post-WO protein shake, then 1-2 hours again later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ATOM ONE View Post
    I THOUGHT FRUCTOSE WAS USELESS FOR REPLENISHING GLYCOGEN
    yea the only difference is that fructose has to be processed through the liver, so 100% glucose is technically faster digesting

    i like dex/malt myself
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    yea the only difference is that fructose has to be processed through the liver, so 100% glucose is technically faster digesting

    i like dex/malt myself
    I had a pretty intense discussion with seth roberts about fructose about a year ago... needless to say the guy knows his shtit. Hopefully I can remember this accurately

    Anyways the liver is the only place fructose can be metabolized. However the conversion isn't directly fructose=glucose. Fructose must first be broken down into a cofactor. From this point, the cofactors can be synthesized into either glucose or non-essential fatty acids. Synthesis of TGL's from fructose has priority over glucose I believe. However I'm also pretty sure that these FA's have a negative impact on the blood lipid profile; and in the case of HFCS the insulogenic effects of glucose shuttle these triglycerides straight into fat cells.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PublicEnemy View Post
    I had a pretty intense discussion with seth roberts about fructose about a year ago... needless to say the guy knows his shtit. Hopefully I can remember this accurately

    Anyways the liver is the only place fructose can be metabolized. However the conversion isn't directly fructose=glucose. Fructose must first be broken down into a cofactor. From this point, the cofactors can be synthesized into either glucose or non-essential fatty acids. Synthesis of TGL's from fructose has priority over glucose I believe. However I'm also pretty sure that these FA's have a negative impact on the blood lipid profile; and in the case of HFCS the insulogenic effects of glucose shuttle these triglycerides straight into fat cells.
    So then if thats the case, whats the difference in terms of processing between HFCS and fructose from fruit? i would imagine that our bodies are designed to properly break down the fructose from fruit; some countries in warm climates base their diets mostly from fruit.
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    So then if thats the case, whats the difference in terms of processing between HFCS and fructose from fruit? i would imagine that our bodies are designed to properly break down the fructose from fruit; some countries in warm climates base their diets mostly from fruit.
    Scientifically, nothing. Contextually there is a bit of a difference. The naturally occurring fructose in fruits both in free form and di/poly saccharides aren't in nearly the concentrations compared to a can of soda sweetened with HFCS. Fructose isn't terrible by itself, it refills liver glycogen quite fast, but afterwhich it will almost principally be metabolized into triglycerides. Combine this with a sugar driven insulin spike and that's where problems begin.
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    so are u saying to avoid fruit post workout then?
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    i eat an apple immediately after my shake then some sweet potatoes after that
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    so are u saying to avoid fruit post workout then?
    Quite the contrary, IMO you should just avoid concentrated sources of fructose, ie concentrated fruit juice, anything w/ HFCS.
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    exactly HFCS sucks. thats why gatorade blows, its loaded with HFCS.
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    Waximaize fo sho! everything else i get so f-ing full (bloated) i cant eat for like 2 hrs ha
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonicwaste View Post
    Fruits are part fructose part sucrose, glucose. A medium apple for example only has 2-3g of fructose, yet 20g carbs
    The net carbs in apple is 50% fructose and 50% glucose. Which means in your exemple, the 20grms of carbs are as follow: 4g fiber, 8g glucose/glucose polymers, 8g fructose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ctAL View Post
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    i just went and checked it out, sales pitch sounds good but $70 for 4.4 lbs???? if you are using this to carb up it will run you a fortune!!!
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    There's a fascinating video some where on these forums about HFCS. I've been terrified of the stuff since. The stuff really is the devil. The worst part is, it's in SO MUCH STUFF. I was on the Cereal isle tonight in Kroger, and I literally had to abandon the isle after 20 minutes of box reading. I went over to what I call the tree hugger organic food isle and went to town on that isle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by captgarrett View Post
    There's a fascinating video some where on these forums about HFCS. I've been terrified of the stuff since. The stuff really is the devil. The worst part is, it's in SO MUCH STUFF. I was on the Cereal isle tonight in Kroger, and I literally had to abandon the isle after 20 minutes of box reading. I went over to what I call the tree hugger organic food isle and went to town on that isle.
    oh thats the most delicious isle there is my brother, that and the fruit section
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitrox View Post
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    ..but to each his own. i prefer Waxymaize in ma protein shake with 4-5 slices of the pepperage farm cinnamon & brown sugar bread...or some kiddie cereal
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    dextrose is best right after workout...its D-glucose. Nothing crosses tissues/cell membranes faster.
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    Honey, and yes, it's very hard to find products that are not loaded with HFCS. I agree with captgarret and Anton, that Organic section is the way to go.
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    Banana. Used to love Dextrose, however, bananas have been working just fine.
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    Whatever is around, the regulars include:

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    fat free chips thats a good one i might have to try that.... i love kidie cereal lol
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