Some people are more carbohydrate sensitive than others. Your level of sensitivity to carbohydrates will have a direct bearing on your ability to lose body fat, and it's one of the most critical factors in determining the correct nutritional strategy for you. Carbohydrate sensitive individuals who do not adjust their nutrition properly often have an incredibly difficult time getting lean. Their blood sugar rises rapidly with the consumption of even small amounts of carbohydrates. This in turn causes the release of large amounts of insulin. High concentrations of insulin in the bloodstream are lipogenic and anti-lipolytic. This means that when excessive insulin is present, you stop releasing fat from the adipose cells and you go into "fat storage mode." This explains why one person can eat a diet high in bread, pasta, potatoes and other carbohydrates and lose body fat easily, while another person will gain body fat and feel terrible on the same diet.
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