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05-30-2006, 05:38 PM
will cocoa mixed with water (no sugar) spike insulin?
i know cocoa has no sugar, but i though i would make sure...
05-30-2006, 06:20 PM
Maltodextrin and dextrose are what you want to be looking for in the ingredients.
05-30-2006, 07:53 PM
Anytime you eat carbs OR protein you illicit an insulin response.
To achieve an actual insulin spike you need a major load of sugar in a short time and generally on an empty stomach.
Like for me 120 grams of dextrose & maltodextrin.
05-30-2006, 07:55 PM
Plain Cocoa powder without sugar will not spike insulin.
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