Is It Paleo? \• September 27, 2010
Kuipers et al, “Estimated macronutrient and fatty acid intakes from an East African Paleolithic diet” British Journal of Nutrition Online first printing Sep. 23rd, 2010. The canonical “Zone” diet promoted by Barry Sears calls for 30% of calories from protein, 40% from carbohydrates, and 30% from fat. These Rx’d targets are subject to slight variation [...]
Is It Paleo? \• September 22, 2010
I’ve been eating an 80/20 (or even 90/10) “Primal” diet for a long time; well over a year, in fact. I began eating what I termed a “flexible-Paleo-Zone” diet in August, 2009. And I’ve read and studied “paleo” ideas of nutrition during all of that time, becoming something of a nutrition nerd. In the time [...]
Nutrition \• December 2, 2009
I address the debate between the Quantity and Quality approaches to diet; Zone versus Paleo? Paleo-Zone? As usual, I end up straddling the fence.
The Zone \• November 2, 2009
Close readers of this blog know that I use Barry Sears’ “Zone” diet system as the foundation of my eating plan. And that, like many CrossFitters who are into the Zone, I eat a high-fat version of the diet. In this post I break down my thinking about how much I am eating, when I eat it, and why.
Nutrition \• March 8, 2009
Explores my CrossFit inspired rediscovery of “the Zone” diet, 14 years after the original publication of Barry Sears’ 1995 book, Enter the Zone. In my own experience, the Zone-favorable diet is the best way to control your weight and promote your overall health and well-being.