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Unformatted text preview: Need 2600 total kcal energy Performance can be limited by CHO supply People who exercise regularly need to eat a lot of CHO to replace what is used. 5. What are the big differences between energy bars and real food like a peanut butter sandwich? Energy bars are easily digested carbohydrates and more ingredients added for marketing. Snickers bar has less protein but about the same as the energy bar. No statistical difference. 6/6 people went longer with powerbar. 6. What was the big take-home point from this lecture regarding eating for athletic performance vs. eating for general health? MOST studies show no added benefit to energy bars compared to real food besides (a) being conveniently packaged and (b) slightly lower in fat than most candy bars Food designed specifically to aid athletic performance are not necessarily healthy as a large part of your habitual diet....
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course KIN 110 taught by Professor Lass during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08