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On this show with Ben Greenfield:
Nutrition for adventure racers that do multi-day events, race self-sufficiently, sometimes for 24-36 hours at a time, no aid stations, no drop bags, etc.
High “hemoglobin A1c” (HbA1c) results in high-fat fat-adapted athlete.
What does HbA1C measure? And it’s relationship with Type 2 Diabetes.
If you’re following a high-fat diet and are an athlete, why would your HbA1C be high?
How does a plant-based lifestyle fit in regards to fat adaptation, carbohydrate consumption, and the ultimate goal of being a metabolic efficient fat burner?
Needless to say, I’m a plant-based triathlete and been going strong for 4.5 years now.
Resources for plant-based athletes on diet:
Can you build up a tolerance to fat as you become fat adapted, and actually need more fat to feel full?