Volume 4

Body Typing for Athletes: Part II

V4N12a - Topics
Ayurveda, The “Art And Science Of Living”, is the Oldest System of Medicine in the World
Ayurveda Helps Individuals Discover Their True Potential by Developing an Intimate Knowledge Of Living
The Three Dynamic Body Types or "Doshas" in Ayurveda are Vata, Pitta And Kapha
Health & Disease are Controlled by the Quality & Balance of the Three Doshas

Body Typing for Athletes

V4N11a - Topics
Dr. Roger Williams Introduced the Modern World to the Concept of Biochemical Individuality
Individuals Differ in Genetic Makeup, Metabolic Efficiency & Nutritional Requirements
There Are Four Blood Types, Type O, A, B & AB
Many Foods Contain Lectins Incompatible With Specific Blood Type Antigens

The Dope on Doping: Part III

V4N10a - Topics
Steroids Work Much Better in Real Life Than in the Lab
Oral Steroids Must Pass Through the Liver After Being Absorbed From the GI Tract
Testosterone Delivered by The Androderm Patch Enters the Skin Directly Then Moves into the Bloodstream
Wholesome Living & Hard, Basic Training Plus Natural Foods Equal Optimum Natural Health

The Dope on Doping: Part II

V4N9a - Topics
Biochemical Individuality is a Major Factor in Terms of How Anabolic Steroids Affect Each Individual
The Most Important Qualities In Life, The Things We Value Most, Money Can’t Buy
What Makes One Person Say "Yes" and the Other Say "No"
Steroid Use Increases Risk of Mortality

The Dope on Doping: Part 1

V4N8a - Topics
The Best Alternative to Steroids is Whole Foods & Dietary Supplements
“Doping” Refers to the Administration of Drug-Like Substances Known To Enhance Performance
A Woman Taking Birth Control Pills or Prednisone is On Steroids
Buying Steroids is Similar to Purchasing Cocaine & Other Illicit Drugs On The Street

The High Carbohydrate Myth

V4N7a - Topics
Glycemic Load is Calculated by Multiplying GI by Digestible Carbohydrates & Dividing by 100
Carbohydrate Density Refers to the Digestible Carbohydrates Present in Food
The Best Diet Conforms To Each Person’s Unique Biological Needs & Requirements
Over Time, People Can Develop Glucose Intolerance From Eating Refined Sugars & Bread

Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load & Carb Density

V4N6a - Topics
Glycemic Index Measures the Extent To Which Blood Glucose Increases After Eating a 50g Portion of Carbohydrate
Low GI Foods Can Extend Endurance When Eaten Alone 1-2 Hours Before Prolonged Strenuous Exercise
You Can Reduce the Glycemic Response of Food by Combining it With an Essential Fat or a High Quality Protein

The Chemistry of Insulin: Part II

V4N5a - Topics
Insulin Activates HMG Coa Reductase, the Liver Enzyme Responsible for Cholesterol Synthesis
Excessive Body Fat & Inactivity Coupled With Aging & Stress Reduces Insulin Receptors on Muscle Cells
Insulin Promotes Anabolic Activity & Anti-Catabolic Sequences by Stimulating Protein Synthesis

The Chemistry of Insulin: Part I

V4N4a - Topics
Insulin Promotes Glucose Utilization, Protein Synthesis & the Formation & Storage of Lipids
Our Ability to Respond to Insulin is Called Insulin Tolerance
The Hallmark Of Syndrome X is Resistance to Insulin
B6, B3, Magnesium, Chromium, Vanadium, Alpha-Lipoic Acid, Vitamin C & the EFAs all Optimize Insulin Activity

Principles of Weight Management

V4N3a - Topics
Everyone is Biologically Unique
Many Factors Determine the Outcome of Our Physical Form & Shape
Our Bodyfat Percentage is Relative to What We Eat, When We Eat & How We Eat
Counting Calories is Passé, Weighing Food is Ridiculous


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