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fasting to lower dp?

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by cdpm, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. cdpm

    cdpm Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    in eating the omad
    can eating it at breakfast time
    say before noon at least
    can it lower the morning fasting numbers
    as opposed to eating the omad as supper?

    i eat my omad at 6pm
    but im wondering if eating earlier
    can help lower that fasting number
    when i get up
    because it has all day to be fasted off by
    the next morning
     
  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I’m still finding my way myself, and I don’t often do omad, but I am finding that having my main meal earlier in the day does usually give a lower fbg.
     
  3. Boo1979

    Boo1979 Other · Well-Known Member

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    Try it and see - only way to know how it will affect your personal FBG
     
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  4. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    How would anyone else's results possibly reflect your numbers? Pretty simple logic :rolleyes:
     
  5. AloeSvea

    AloeSvea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, lots of factors at play here. Your lifestyle (habits, work hours/activity hours, mental work etc), and your metabolism (activity, appetite, individual chemistry etc).

    For me, I can do the one meal best when it is in the afternoon, as I can push hunger and activity levels (as in keeping them low to cope with the no food) in the morning. I can cope with no food at night by keeping activity levels low again - so most comfortable to eat in the early to mid afternoon. Then I can do something in the afternoon and early evening - with the energy that meal gave. Also, when I tried it, my FBG was much healthier looking, the next day.
     
  6. Kailee56

    Kailee56 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Somewhere I read that eating in the middle of the Day was the best for glucose control. Something about higher insulin resistance in the morning vs less activity at night leaving the middle of the day as best. The only way to find out if it works for you is to try it. Personally, my meal is late because I’m not usually hungry in the morning and once I start to eat I have a hard time stopping. Would rather eat late and go to bed before the hunger or mindless desire to eat kicks in.
     
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