Snack Your Way to Better Health
• To Improve Exercise Performance:
-Eat any 1 serving of Extend Nutrition about 30–60 minutes before exercise.
• For Endurance Sports Competitions:
-For endurance events lasting over 1 hour, drink 1 additional shake during exercise.
• To Enhance Muscle Recovery After a Workout:
-Immediately post-workout, eat 1 bar or drink 1 shake to improve muscle recovery.
• To Increase Your Protein Intake:
-Eat Crisps and Bars as a side, or drink Shakes with meals to boost protein and fiber intake.
• To Control Your Hunger:
-Eat any Extend Nutrition product between meals. Snacking on Extend Nutrition resulted in a 21% reduction in calories consumed at the next meal in our pilot study.
• As a Meal Replacement:
-Mix your shake powder with milk (or the liquid of your choice) and enjoy Extend Nutrition as a meal replacement.
• Use with any Weight Loss Program or Meal Plan:
-Eat 2-3 snacks per day in place of junk food or traditional snacks. Complements most healthy diets.
• To Help Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels and Lower A1C:
-Enjoy mid-morning, mid-afternoon, or as an anytime snack - Extend products help to provide long-lasting energy and keep your blood sugar in a healthy range.
• To Improve Morning Blood Sugar Levels:
-Consume an Extend Nutrition product before bed to help prevent both the Glycogen Rebound Effect and/or the Somogyi Effect
• To Prevent Exercise-Induced Hypoglycemia:
-Eat 1 serving about 30–60 minutes before physical activity.
• To Prevent Low Blood Sugar During Sleep (Nocturnal Hypoglycemia):
-Enjoy a snack before bedtime to reduce overnight hypoglycemia by up to 75% and sleep safely, peacefully, through the night.
Counting Carbs With Extend Nutrition Products
If you're closely counting the carbohydrates you consume, net carbs are an important factor to keep track of. Net carbs are the carbohydrates that are left over after a food is digested and are likely to be stored as fat unless you do something to burn them off right away.
Counting net carbs is easy to do but depends on several factors. You first take the total carbohydrate content of a food and subtract from that the food's fiber content. Next subtract the amount of carbohydrates that have a negligible effect on blood sugar, such as maltitol and other sugar alcohols, glycerin, and uncooked corn starch. After these two rounds of subtraction, you should have the final net carb content of the food. Here's an example: