Before taking SARMs or MK-677, you should already have a fairly complete knowledge of proper nutrition, including which diet model works best for you.
If you can’t say, in full confidence, that you have your diet dialed in, you shouldn’t be taking any PEDs.
But, before we dive right into this brief article, aside from eating to achieve a certain end — fat loss, muscle gain, strength development, etc. — certain little adjustments might need to be made in what you eat to tackle commonly reported side effects in SARMs and MK-677 (Ibutamoren).
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How to Eat on SARMs and MK-677
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As different SARMs have different side effects, you should take a look at our article that goes over various SARMs side effect protocols to help you through your cycle.
Having said that, here are a few side effects that can be minimized by clever eating:
- water retention/bloating
- high blood pressure
- elevated lipid profiles
- insulin resistance
Certain SARMs such as LGD-4033 may cause water retention/bloating and high blood pressure, which should prompt you to consider a diet lower in sodium and processed foods/fast food to help mitigate this side effect.
Other SARMs can skew lipid profiles, therefore, as one of the measures that should be taken is to avoid processed foods/fast food as well as monitoring overall fat consumption.
MK-677, like with all growth hormone secretagogues, can cause mild insulin resistance. Therefore, users should look to avoid consuming refined sugars and may even consider intermittent fasting as a means to retain insulin sensitivity.
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