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Forum: Nutrition 11-30-2006, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,601
Posted By Jonathon Edward
I agree with everyone's suggestion to add more...

I agree with everyone's suggestion to add more fat! If you're having trouble meeting calorie requirements, add 2/3/4 handfuls of nuts a day. That'll easily add up to a thousand calories sans 10 lbs...
Forum: Nutrition 11-19-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Greg - I like the idea of adding a small...

Greg -

I like the idea of adding a small feeding. It will make the plan a lot more manageable psychologically. Forcing yourself to starve every other day is sure to exert some negative effects...
Forum: Nutrition 11-15-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jonathon Edward
I'm in the same boat as mike. Lots of good fat...

I'm in the same boat as mike. Lots of good fat and protein. Lots of veggies, 2-4 pieces of fruit per day.
Forum: Nutrition 11-15-2006, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,351
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Greg - I thought that previous attempts with...

Greg - I thought that previous attempts with strictly avoiding food PWO negatively affected your performance and LBM? I also usually avoid food immediately PWO, but, like art, tend to eat within 1-2...
Forum: Nutrition 11-15-2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,598
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Paul - Very similar to the age old question,...

Paul - Very similar to the age old question, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" :-)

The fact of the matter is that the indigenous people are not equipped to deal with these types of...
Forum: Nutrition 11-14-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,598
Posted By Jonathon Edward
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3859872a7144,0...

http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3859872a7144,00.html (http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0%2C2106%2C3859872a7144%2C00.html)

It's a sobering truth that the western lifestyle is not only killing us,...
Forum: Nutrition 11-10-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Frank - those nut butters need to be in the...

Frank - those nut butters need to be in the fridge! You probably will not taste much if some of the oil has gone rancid. Remember, heat and oxygen are lipids arch enemies!
Forum: Nutrition 11-10-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,902
Posted By Jonathon Edward
I agree with Ger completely. I've found that...

I agree with Ger completely. I've found that protein requirements are relative to LBM and activity - gender does not seem to play a big role.
Forum: Nutrition 11-10-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Elliot - Sounds like symptoms of low blood sugar...

Elliot - Sounds like symptoms of low blood sugar to me. Could mean that you're a bit carb insensitive, are eating too many carbs overall, or are running [burning] primarily sugar for fuel - rather...
Forum: Nutrition 11-10-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Michael - Carrick's got it. You can test for...

Michael - Carrick's got it. You can test for ketosis by using urine strips that are widely available.

Brendan - After your first 14 day cycle (12 low/2 high) you're good to go on the 5/2...
Forum: Nutrition 11-09-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jonathon Edward
As you know, the plan is to follow <30g carb for...

As you know, the plan is to follow <30g carb for 12 days and then proceed to a the "carb-up" lasting anywhere from 24-48 hours (for me, 24 works best). By this time, your body will be using fat as...
Forum: Nutrition 11-08-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Frank - If you're using the stuff once a week,...

Frank - If you're using the stuff once a week, there's no need to worry. On the other hand, if you're only using the stuff once a week, you may wind up dealing with a fair amount of rancidity. Nut...
Forum: Nutrition 11-04-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,999
Posted By Jonathon Edward
I found this interesting:...

I found this interesting:
http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/3/1/39
Enjoy!
Forum: Community 11-01-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,659
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Any type of grain/dairy products dramatically...

Any type of grain/dairy products dramatically icreases inflammation in my body to the point that I also experience joint-pain and flu like symptoms. Nasty stuff!
Forum: Nutrition 11-01-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,697
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Greg - I second that!

Greg - I second that!
Forum: Nutrition 11-01-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,247
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Greg - I've personally tried raw milk and cheese,...

Greg - I've personally tried raw milk and cheese, both from pasture-fed animals, and neither agreed with me. The milk products still gave me all sorts of GI problems and dramatically increased mucus...
Forum: Nutrition 11-01-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,897
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Taha - very interesting observation! I've noticed...

Taha - very interesting observation! I've noticed that I'll get carb cravings after a few MetCon workouts if I'm eating really low carb.
Forum: Fitness 10-27-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,282
Posted By Jonathon Edward
I recently purchased Enamait's "Infinite...

I recently purchased Enamait's "Infinite Intensity," and am extremely impressed with the book! I did a workout today that consisted of heavy 1 arm snatches and 1 arm C&J - fun and a helluva...
Forum: Nutrition 10-25-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Greg - I agree completely! That's why my diet...

Greg - I agree completely! That's why my diet falls more in line with the recommendations of Cordain. I avoid fatty animal products because I currently do not have the financial resources to secure...
Forum: Nutrition 10-25-2006, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Dr. Eades and Anthony Colpo, without a doubt,...

Dr. Eades and Anthony Colpo, without a doubt, endorse what I consider to be an optimal diet.

Michael Eades actually has a fantastic blog that I regularly read:...
Forum: Nutrition 10-25-2006, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Both Price and Cordain have greatly contributed...

Both Price and Cordain have greatly contributed to our understanding of optimal nutrition and the hazards of a diet that moves away from whole, natural, unprocessed food.

Unfortunately Cordain's...
Forum: Nutrition 10-25-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,265
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Bingo! If any of us ate carbs (even a modest...

Bingo! If any of us ate carbs (even a modest amount) 1.5 hours before the test, our blood sugar results would return elevated! He needs to make sure he is fasted (8-12) hours prior to the test! If I...
Forum: Nutrition 10-24-2006, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,265
Posted By Jonathon Edward
Another thought - are you positive that the blood...

Another thought - are you positive that the blood sample was taken after an 8-12 hour fast? If he ate something, especially carbs, too close to the test, it would certainly elevate his #s.
Forum: Nutrition 10-24-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,462
Posted By Jonathon Edward
I highly doubt that our ancestors would have...

I highly doubt that our ancestors would have immediately enjoyed the benefits of their successful hunt. Cooking in the norm in the majority of H&G cultures, and butchering an animal, or at least...
Forum: Fitness 10-24-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,248
Posted By Jonathon Edward
So long as you keep the intensity low, it'll...

So long as you keep the intensity low, it'll probably function as active recovery. I actually recover faster when I incorporate some walking, biking, basketball (light), etc.
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