[Homestead] Fitness - Nutrition
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Sun Dec 14 13:07:55 EST 2008
The site I rely on for nutrition is
You can look up almost any food and find nutritional information...plug
in a few things at the top and look at the data. Adjust it for the way
it is cooked and serving size.
I use their nutrition tools a lot (look on the middle right side of the
page above and put in your stats and look at what all it pulls up)
There are a lot of interesting articles about glycemic load and such
things as the ratio between the various omega # fatty acids.
It is a great site, IMO. I have it on my Firefox toolbar because I use
it all the time.
> Yes, I knew all the below and did oversimplify all that chemistry in
> the post ... :-)
> At the cellular level, yes glycogen.... and each of the different
> types of foods available take varying length of times to be broken
> down into glycogen, with the sugars category being converted very
> quickly. Eat a candy bar, get the sugar rush (as you describe the
> process below) and then 20 mins later you get the Sugar Blues,
> resulting I believe from too much insulin and a depletion of the
“Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to
hate. Hate leads to suffering.” Yoda
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