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Old 07-26-2013, 12:12 PM   #11
Ntombi
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Everyone agrees that excess protein turns to glucose in the body. It's called gluconeogenesis. The question is how much is "too much," that's what we're all grappling with.

Like I said upthread, I've taken my blood glucose at set times directly before, and at half hour intervals after a meal, purely out of curiosity, and meals that contain only protein and fat don't raise my BG by more than a few points, so I haven't found my body's threshold of "too much."

I've done the same with caffeinated diet soda, with similar results, BTW.
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