“Low Versus High-glycemic Index Post-exercise Diets for Improving Metabolism and Body Composition”
Postprandial triglycerides are a strong risk factor for heart disease. The purpose is to assess the effects of a low-glycemic versus high-glycemic meal after 90 minute exercise sessions that are done 4 times a week for 6 weeks on postprandial triglyceride level. Secondary measurements include other lipids and body composition.
Dietary Supplement - Low glycemic index post-exercise diet
Feeding of a low-glycemic index, lentil meal after 90 minutes of walking exercise
Dietary Supplement - High glycemic index post-exercise diet
Feeding of a high-glycemic index meal (i.e. instant mashed potatoes, white bread, egg whites) after 90 minutes of walking exercise
Endurance Training and Post-exercise Low Glycemic Index Recovery Diet for Improving Postprandial Triglycerides