May 28, 2022

Nutrition Lecture Part 1: Avoiding Disease

Originally released October 1, 2007 in
The CrossFit Journal– (http://journal.crossfit.com).

Nutrition can be a sensitive topic, like national politics or faith, that people take very personally, but excellent nourishment is the structure not only for general health yet additionally for high-performance physical fitness. Much of the public info concerning diet plan, especially the focus on low fat and high carbohydrates, has actually led to a near epidemic of obesity and also type II diabetes. In this initial of a two-part lecture passage, Coach Glassman checks out several of the science behind nutrition and also the body, specifically the function of insulin in wellness and disease. “Syndrome X,” the “dangerous quartet” (excessive weight, glucose intolerance, high blood pressure, high triglycerides), and also coronary cardiovascular disease, he declares, are preventable via nutritional methods.

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