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The_Brick
01-13-2005, 08:39 PM
Anyone else on a cutting diet find it hard to sleep due to that hungry feeling? I just lye awake and can't sleep, my body is telling me to get up and eat a roast chicken. I just want to go from 175 down to 165. Any suggestions or experiences appreciated.

AdmiralDan
01-13-2005, 09:12 PM
i am cutting and i eat some natural pb and a protein shake about 2 hours before i go to bed and it seems to help

TheGimp
01-13-2005, 09:17 PM
It's not hunger but I've found low carbs and/or very low cals gives me insomnia.

waynis
01-13-2005, 09:47 PM
I would say eat more EFA's. Fat gives you that satisfaction feeling. Tablespoon some flax, peanut butter, fish oil before bed.

The_Brick
01-13-2005, 09:55 PM
Good call waynis. Do ppl agree with that?

ryuage
01-14-2005, 04:42 AM
I agree, some whole eggs and some peanutbutter satiate me for a bit

waynis
01-14-2005, 10:07 AM
I usually tablespoon some fish oil, cup of cottage cheese and a whole egg before bed. I don't feel hungry at all.

ecliptic
01-14-2005, 03:59 PM
olive oil + protein shake 30 minutes before bed.