Nutrient timing is a highly effective approach to losing fat. By only eating carbohydrates at certain times, you can maximize your fat loss without having to reduce overall calories.
Why Nutrient Timing Works
At certain times during the day your muscles are more receptive to absorbing carbohydrates. During these time periods, your insulin sensitivity is at its highest. This means it will take less insulin to store the glucose that is produced from carbohydrates. How does this help you lose fat?
When your insulin is elevated, your body is less able to mobilize fatty acids. Insulin takes the glucose in your bloodstream and shuttles it to the cells that need it.
If your muscles and liver are full of glycogen, they will not be able to store any additional glucose. During this scenario, insulin takes this glucose, converts it to fat, and stores it in various places on your body so that it can be used later .
Should I Just Cut Carbs Then?
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