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Mody 2 And The 5:2 Diet

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by Zeffer, Jul 15, 2018.

  1. Zeffer

    Zeffer MODY · Newbie

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    Hi,

    I have Mody 2 and have put on some stomach weight following two fairly exercise-free years (I broke my hip and have had to spend months on crutches and the couch).

    I have just started this diet after reading the book and my good wife has agreed to support me. In two weeks she has lost half a stone and is delighted, yet I am not budging. I also exercise a fair deal every week - about 3 hours of intense exercise (average heart rate of 165 etc.)

    I know it's early days and I will report back, but I have some questions that maybe someone can answer. Please excuse any really silly ones as I am new to this!

    Since my fasting blood sugar levels never go below 6.6 mmol/L, does this stop all the effects of a fast from kicking in for me? E.g. going into fat burning mode from using up sugar. Also the much mentioned lowering of the IGF1 hormone - does raised sugars change how this works for me?

    Assuming this can still work for me, I will hopefully have some good news soon - I am monitoring everything I can think of. Otherwise, what will work?

    Thanks!
     
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