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Best powder drink and energy bars?

Discussion in 'Fitness, Exercise and Sport' started by GaryTutton1, Jun 22, 2019.

  1. GaryTutton1

    GaryTutton1 · Newbie

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    I'm training for a 100k road ride and want to buy suppliments to keep my blood sugar stable. Any suggestions?
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Hi Gary and welcome to the forum. It would help the members give appropriate advice if you tell us what type of diabetes you have and any meds you take. You can also put this info in your profile.
     
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    Elizabeth Barlett Type 2 · Member

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    I know that people with type 2 diabetes can mix protein powder with milk and add a piece of fruit for a healthful snack. Also for optimal performance, you can take caffeine pills about 60 minutes before a training. Check vivarin caffeine pills reviews, to be sure that fits for you
     
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    LittleGreyCat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Depends on if you are fuelled by carbohydrates or ketones, frankly.

    Ketones you are heavy on the proteins and fats, with isotonic drinks (without sugar) to maintain your salt balance.

    I can do around 55 miles/88k on coffee+double cream+salted butter.
    As far as I know I am burning ketones which the liver produces from fats.
    So the energy store is more or less bottomless, unlike carbohydrates.
     
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