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john917v 10-18-2008 03:01 PM

Sugar...
 
I know eating sugar/candy makes you store fat rather than expend it. But, does it actually inhibit muscle growth?

Ross86 10-18-2008 03:20 PM

Sugar raises insulin. Insulin is anti-catabolic. Insulin blocks cortisol. Insulin increases N.O. The more calories you take in, the lower your protein requirements are... I don't think it inhibits muscle growth when consumed in moderation. Especially if you have other foods with it...like if you were to have cake after a meal.


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