Do sweet potatoes increase natural hormone profile?
- 07-17-2005, 02:29 AM
- 07-17-2005, 02:52 AM
- 07-17-2005, 07:30 PM
i think yur right i read wild yams increases dhea.
but do sweet potatoes?
sweet potatoes are one of the best foods for a cutting doet there gi index is 100
07-18-2005, 12:06 AM
How are they good for a cutting diet if the GI is 100? That's like eating pure glucose. Now don't get me wrong sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods but during a cutting diet (or bulking, for that matter) you should stick to low GI foods as your main carb source. The sweet potatoes might be a good source of high GI post workout carbs if you are from that camp.
07-18-2005, 12:35 AM
07-18-2005, 05:55 PM
07-18-2005, 06:43 PM
08-12-2005, 02:54 PM
08-13-2005, 04:34 AM
i could have been wrong. Actually i got that the gi of a sweet potatoe is 100 from a friend in Australia named Josh Dickonson. Hes a Natural Bodybuilder, and has his own website.
Im keeping eating them...whether they do or dont increase anabolic hormones there great for a slow burning carb source and damn tasty.
08-13-2005, 05:15 AM
What do you mean by "fortified?" Does the protein powder contain dehydrated sweet potato powder or something? Jay Robb has a product called yammit that he calls a sweet potato cereal. Think rice crispies, but heavier and made from yams. I've not tried it, because like all of his products, it's way overpriced. A great idea though.Originally Posted by b_delgros
08-13-2005, 05:33 PM
I read about sweet potatoes a few years ago, and what most don't realize is that the sweetness is not from fructose--it is an enzyme. Sweet potatoes are supposedly low-mid GI. Definitely lower than regular white potatoes.
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