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more lean muscle=better control ?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by spaglemon, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. spaglemon

    spaglemon · Active Member

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    it seems to be generally accepted that dropping bodyfat helps lower blood sugar levels ?

    would it also be true that increasing your lean muscle mass has a benefit too ? does the increased muscle mass enable your body to use more of any sugar present in your blood ? or is there a lot more to it than this ?


    Thanks
     
  2. initforlove

    initforlove Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    it is visceral fat that matters

    if you can lose that and still be fat elsewhere then your risks of diabetes and heart disease goes away

    lean muscle helps because you can eat more and not put on any fat if you have lean muscle
     
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