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By Gerard Dente

Priming your physique to construct muscle and burn fats. find out about food's influence at the biochemical procedures that influencemuscle development and fats burning.

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These questions are addressed in the following sections. Carbohydrates—Don’t Count Them Out! Fiber—The Forgotten Carbohydrate Fiber plays a critical role in Macrobolic Nutrition. Fiber is the most recognized of all carbohydrates in terms of being important for disease prevention and general health. Fiber is classified into two different types: soluble and insoluble. Insoluble fiber aids in intestinal cleansing and slows down digestion through the gastrointestinal tract, an important concern for a bodybuilder, since it allows for more thorough nutrient absorption.

84 76 Protein—Choosing the Right Building Blocks 43 Whole Eggs: Don’t Throw Out All the Yolks As far as food protein is concerned, eggs are the king! Your body utilizes sulfur in the formation of many anabolic hormones in the body. This is due to the fact that they have an amino acid pattern very similar to mother’s milk, the protein most fully assimilated by our bodies. With such a high level of essential amino acids and BCAAs, egg is the Macrobolic Nutrition’s first choice of food proteins. Since the egg yolk is the source of fat and some of the essential amino acids, it is necessary to include some yolk in a whole egg/egg white mix to achieve the optimal ratio of nutrition.

The rest of this chapter will answer this question. MAKING THE GRADE FOR ATHLETES The bodybuilding industry has many different ways to grade protein sources. Biological value (BV), protein efficiency ratio (PER), net protein utilization (NPU), chemical score, and protein digestibility corrected amino acid score (PDCAAS) are the most common terms you may come across in various articles and ads while reading through a muscle magazine. BV is one of the most commonly used and is arguably the best measure of a protein’s quality.

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