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 10-26-2004, 08:17 AM   #1
Beth Moscov
Member Beth Moscov is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Boulder Creek  CA
Posts: 1,269
Hi,

I once heard somewhere that you should eat your protien at a meal first cause the body sets up certain digestive juices for it that it doesn't do it you eat carbs first. I have made a point of this for so long now that I can't remember where this tidbit came from. Does anyone know if there is any basis in science for this or can I drop this part of my eating?

Beth
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2004, 08:46 AM   #2
Troy Archie
Member Troy Archie is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Edmonton  Alberta
Posts: 474
I've heard about this a while ago too but I don't know the exact science. I eat all my proteins first but I think that's just the way I eat if anything.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-26-2004, 09:25 AM   #3
Robert Wolf
Member Robert Wolf is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Chico  CA
Posts: 2,669
It seems to be wisdom of the ancients. Barry Sears sys eating protien first will potentiate glucagon release. A little search of pubmed might shed some light on this if anyone is game.
Robb
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2004, 03:32 PM   #4
Roy Taylor
Member Roy Taylor is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Rowlett  TX
Posts: 146
If insulin control is the goal, then I believe raising glucagon(eating protein first) will help control the insulin released when eating the carbohydrates; wheras, eating the carbs first will release insulin at a faster rate.

I have always eaten protein first, carbs second, and fats last, if the source is nuts. I treat them as a "dessert"

Cheers
  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

vB 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
Protien Shake make up Ian Jimenez Nutrition 13 05-09-2007 07:18 AM
Whey Protien Nicholas Ebacher Nutrition 12 01-27-2006 08:44 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:06 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.