CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > CrossFit Forum > Nutrition
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Nutrition Diet, supplements, weightloss, health & longevity

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-09-2005, 02:29 PM   #1
Michael Claggett
******
 
Profile:  
Posts: n/a
I just finished reading The Omega RX Zone and am a little confused. The food blocks in CF Journal 21 and the food blocks in my Zone book don't match. It's mainly the carbs. A block of raw broccoli in the Journal is 2 cups, but in the Zone book it's 4 cups. It's like that with most of the carbs. Can anyone help me with this? Thank a lot.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2005, 03:41 PM   #2
Seth Drown
Member Seth Drown is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Jackson  TN
Posts: 53
Michael,

Here's a quote from his website:
"In this revised Food Block Guide, we have subtracted all dietary fiber from the total carbohydrate content of each carbohydrate block, which will increase the total weight or volume when compared to any other food listing or food database. This provides a more precise definition of the desired carbohydrate content of a meal or snack to keep you in the Zone."

It's similar to Atkins' idea of "net" carbs (i.e., total grams of carbs minus grams of fiber). They only count the carbs that the body can actually use.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2005, 05:08 PM   #3
Michael Claggett
******
 
Profile:  
Posts: n/a
Wow, that's a lot of broccoli. Thanks.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Zone Receipe books Sarah Sweeney Nutrition 1 07-28-2007 04:44 AM
What to do when the Crossfit / Zone blocks don't tally with food labels? Colin McNulty Nutrition 6 04-25-2007 06:18 AM
Fat block discrepancy in Zone books Dorie Ann Geissler Nutrition 2 08-06-2006 01:35 PM
Best Zone Books David Hirsh Nutrition 3 09-25-2005 05:43 AM
Follow CF Journal blocks or Zone book blocks? Michael Claggett Nutrition 0 08-21-2005 02:26 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:34 PM.


CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.