of the Anti-Aging Diet Changes
The following diet suggestions
will have a beneficial effect on your hormonal output, on your energy
levels, and your overall metabolic health. Work on these dietary
changes and you will significantly improve your HGH levels.
Reduce or eliminate all forms of simple and refined sugar from your
a. Sugar and hidden forms
of sugar are a major inhibitor of HGH release because they increase
blood glucose and insulin levels.
b. Sugar will reduce your energy levels, decrease your stamina,
reduce your immune function, and increase the likelihood of developing
diabetes or obesity.
c. Refined sugar does not have any place in an anti-aging lifestyle.
2. Eat whole
and minimally processed foods in a balanced meal
a. Eat a meal that contains
protein, healthy fat, real carbohydrates, and nonstarchy vegetables.
b. Focus on whole and unprocessed foods. The processing of foods
decreases the nutrient value and increases the likelihood of damaged
fats, additives, and sugar in the food.
plenty of good protein as the main focus of the meal
a. Good sources of protein
include meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and legumes.
b. Eat protein sources that are anti-biotic and growth hormone free,
free from chemicals, additives, preservatives, and other chemicals.
c. Make sure your meat, poultry and eggs sources are free-range
and grass fed.
d. Divide protein intake across the day.
e. If you have difficulty digesting protein please see the suggestions
to aid digestion below.
plenty of healthy fat
a. Healthy fats are undamaged.
b. Do not eat damaged fats. These include the following:
i. Hydrogenated or
partially hydrogenated oil
iii. Deep fried foods
iv. Fried snack foods
c. Focus on olive oil,
coconut oil, and butter.
d. Supplement with the essential fatty acids found in flax seed
oil or fish oil supplements, such as cod liver oil.
Eat real carbohydrates
a. Real carbohydrates
are ones that can be grown, picked, or harvested, and are not refined
b. Choose carbohydrates that release their sugars slowly. Please
see the glycemic index below.
Focus on nonstarchy vegetables
a. Nonstarchy foods are high in fiber and nutrients.
b. Choose the following nonstarchy vegetables:
ii. Leafy greens
viii. Onions and garlic
ix. Summer squash