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Though humans have known the powerful effect food has on health and disease at least as early Hippocrates time (460 B.C.), people are sick and dying from preventable diseases because of poor food and lifestyle choices.
Without getting too detailed, allow us to broad stroke some primary food rules that I believe everyone will agree on.
Rule #1: Like water, the human body requires protein, carbohydrates, and fat to work properly. If you change the ratio of protein, carbohydrates, and fat, your body changes. If what, when, and how much you’re eating is random, then the result will also be random.
Rule #2: Quality of food matters. Some foods, as well as additives and preservatives, can make us sick (allergies, gastritis, etc.). Learning what foods to eat is as important as learning what foods to avoid.
If health and performance are important to you, then spending the time and putting in the effort to learn what to eat and how much to eat will deliver massive rewards in your health and fitness.
For more information, we recommend:
CrossFit Journal issue 21: Zone Meal Plans
Your Personal Paleo Code: The 3-Step Plan to Lose Weight, Reverse Disease, and Stay Fit and Healthy for Life
Workout of the Day
Five rounds for time:
6 kettlebell Turkish get-ups, 32 kg
12 knees to elbows