- 09-27-2010, 10:58 AM
I dont post on here much, but I am on here almost everyday reading, learning... I've run a couple searches and have gathered some good information about HGHuP and Free Test but I do have one question. I understand that HGHuP must be taken on an empty stomach, which is fine, but how long must I have an empty stomach for the product to absorb fully? Meaning, how long must I wait to eat after I ingest the pills? I'm pretty much always hungry and always seem to have a full stomach. I am on day 3 of my stack.
My credentials: 5'9", 192 lbs., 34 years old
eat six meals a day, with no carbs after 4th meal,
Stacking: NutraPlanet protein, multivitamin, 3000mg Vit C, 10g Glutamine, Jack3d, HGHuP and Free Test.
Thanks in advance...
- 09-27-2010, 11:15 AM
I'd say don't stress about it. If the product is any good absorption times won't matter. Just take it with some Vitamin C tablets and it should work accordingly.
09-27-2010, 11:19 AM
Thanks. Yeah, Im not stressed. Just dont wanna waste the product or the money spent to purchase it. I appreciate the response though.
09-27-2010, 11:20 AM
From what I understand is that you don't want carbs around dosing this. I believe it is in the neighborhood of no carbs for ~2 hours before taking this as not to blunt GH. I have found the best way to take this is 6 caps prior to bed.
09-27-2010, 12:55 PM
I just took a prescribed antibiotic and "empty stomach" was defined as 2 hours after eating or and hour before.
09-27-2010, 01:56 PM
09-27-2010, 02:08 PM
EVERY Gh supplement MUST be taken in the absence of carbs. Carbs spike insulin, and insulin prevents GH release. It's that simple. I agree with the 2 hours before or after rule for this purpose. I use Ghenerate first thing in the morning, and at night I cease eating 2-3 hours before bed, and dose when I hit the sack. It's working great.
Back to the absorption times: the presence of food slows the absorption of nearly EVERYTHING. Some compounds are aided by the slower absorbtion, like vinpocetine or beta alanine (IIRC), but others will lose all/nearly their benefits from the presence of food, like hgh supps and bcaa's. But that has nothing to do with the OP's question.
09-27-2010, 11:52 PM
09-28-2010, 12:58 AM
09-28-2010, 08:52 AM
Insulin begins to rise shortly after it has reached baseline levels (fasting insulin levels). There is a limited time window when insulin is low and continues to stay low. Since this rollercoaster effect takes place 2-3 hours after a meal, i would recommend taking the supplement 2 hours after a complex carbohydrate meal.
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