Nutrient Timing, important?

In this post, we’re looking at three key points why I believe nutrient timing has it’s importance but not in the way you may think.
1️⃣ Storing sugar – the reason you shouldn’t eat a heavy meal before bed is because your body can only store a VERY limited amount of glycogen (sugar from carbs) so what the body does is coverts it to fat to store.
2️⃣ Anabolic Window? – there’s this theory that there is a half hour window after you workout that your body can store more glycogen than at other times. Interesting in theory, but no definitive research to back up the argument.
3️⃣ Quality Over Timing – you will benefit MUCH more from looking at the quality of food that you’re eating rather than the timing. In general, you should look at what you are eating in a 24 hour window and how it correlates with your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) and where your caloric intake should be.
At the end of the day, don’t lose sleep over nutrient timing, focus on what you put in your body, much more imperative than when you do it.

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