The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Carbs vs. Impact Carbs in Fitday

    Question.. lots of food now advertises "Impact carbs" .. but when you look at the label it has 30g carbs but only 3g Impact carbs with suger alcohol 27g. How should I track these on Fitday.. is it still 30g carbs or 3g?

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    Sugar alcohols still elicit an insulin response. This whole concept of impact carbs is a con. It's 30g.

    Having said that, polyols typically have about 2 calories per gram compared to the usual 4 calories per gram for sugars.

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    Good deal.. and I take it suger alcohol is a polyol?
    Age: 40
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk45 View Post
    Good deal.. and I take it suger alcohol is a polyol?
    Yup

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