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How to Eat for HGH
This Section Explores how to eat for HGH and foods that increase HGH. The goal is to create the perfect HGH diet. Nutrition is paramount for optimising natural production of HGH. When looking at the perfect diet for producing optimal HGH, there are two considerations. The first is to get to get the fuel for HGH in the form of protein or more specifically amino acids. HGH is a complex protein consisting of many amino acids. Therefore it is no surprise that a decent protein intake is essential for maximising natural HGH levels. This can be achieved through diet but supplements can also help get some of these amino acids.
You also need to consider your carbohydrate and fat intake. Your Carbohydrate consumption is the one you need to especially careful with, as it increases insulin which blunts HGH secretion. Certain types of carbs are worse than others in how much they spike insulin, with the worst being sugar. This should be cut out the diet completely, although other carbs timed right are OK. Fats generally are less influential on HGH production in comparison to the other two macronutrients. That said one type of fat found in coconut oil can dramatically elevated HGH levels. These fats are called medium chain triglycerides (MCTs). Fat intake is important for testosterone production as this hormone is synthesised from cholesterol. For this reason I would not recommend cutting fat intake too low as a well rounded natural hormone optimisation routine will want to also prioritise testosterone along HGH production.
Nutritional timing also helps you get the most out of your natural HGH boost. You must think about when you eat with a consideration of what your eating. The nature of HGH secretion means that the vast majority of it is produced in a just a few powerful spikes. This includes when you fall asleep and enter deep sleep, when you lift weights or perform HIIT (high intensity interval training) and if you consume a supplement or food that spikes HGH. Using this knowledge you want to tailor your consumption of carbs and production of insulin to not blunt these releases. Therefore don’t eat carbs post workout, near bed time or after taking one of the supplements recommended on this website as they acutely spike HGH following consumption. If you are serious about HGH optimisation, I recommend trying to eat all your carbs in one sitting away from these times. The most important is not too soon after a workout or before bed.
Finally, intermittent fasting is a must that should be a part of a natural HGH optimisation programme. This is effectively a component of nutritional timing and you should fast at least 16 hours a day. Many studies have confirmed the benefits of fasting on HGH, for example one study has shown a 24 hour fast to increase levels by 2000%. It has also been shown to increase testosterone significantly.
This is a summary of the variables included:
- What type of carbohydrates, fats and proteins you eat
- What amount of carbohydrates, fats and proteins you eat
- How many calories you eat
- What you eat post-workout
- What you eat near bedtime
- How long you fast
- How lean your diet keeps you
- How sugar and other food affect HGH via insulin
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Other factors have different roles :
Sleep is a facilitator for the production of the majority of your HGH.
Training can provide a hefty extra bump of HGH in the day.
Supplements provide some of building blocks and assist the process of HGH secretion.