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Old 01-02-2008, 11:58 PM   #1
Kevin Kaeating
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zone misbelievers

found this first page of my zone google search any truth to it? w/f safe
http://www.buzzle.com/editorials/9-27-2001-4858.asp
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Old 01-03-2008, 12:09 AM   #2
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Re: zone misbelievers

"For example, a recent study compared the effects of different levels of carbohydrate intake on the performance of two Swedish ice hockey team. Both teams took part in two games separated by three days. During this three-day gap, the players were assigned to one of two groups. The first group consumed a normal mixed diet that provided around 40% of energy from carbohydrate. Group two had their diet supplemented with extra carbohydrate. Energy from carbohydrate in the second group represented 60% of total energy intake.

The study clearly showed..."

Clearly, huh? Anyone who makes authoritative conclusions based on such incomplete, sparse data should be horse-collared and beaten.
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Old 01-03-2008, 12:23 AM   #3
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Re: zone misbelievers

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"For example, a recent study compared the effects of different levels of carbohydrate intake on the performance of two Swedish ice hockey team. Both teams took part in two games separated by three days. During this three-day gap, the players were assigned to one of two groups. The first group consumed a normal mixed diet that provided around 40% of energy from carbohydrate. Group two had their diet supplemented with extra carbohydrate. Energy from carbohydrate in the second group represented 60% of total energy intake.

The study clearly showed..."

Clearly, huh? Anyone who makes authoritative conclusions based on such incomplete, sparse data should be horse-collared and beaten.
Well said. Any students out there studying nutrition should write a thesis on Crossfitters and The Zone.

Not to hijack, but I just finished my paleo zone dinner (I know it's late, my schedule is funky right now) and it took me nearly 45 minutes to finish with all the cucumber, spinach and broccoli, and I still had to have a plum to finish my carbs off.
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