Home   |   Contact   |   Help

Get Our Newsletter
Sign up for our free newsletter to get training tips and stay up to date on Catalyst Athletics, and get a FREE issue of the Performance Menu journal.

Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Nutrition > Paleo Diet

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-06-2007, 01:33 PM   #1
Jordan Glasser
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Whistler, BC
Posts: 321
Default Seasonal Eating

I've been thinking about trying to eat seasonally this winter. I am after some opinions/guidelines. First thing to note is I live in Whistler, BC, Canada.

I do know, that seasonal our not, I do have to replace my CHO after workouts. But, I am curious on whether it is possible or advisable to maintain an active lifestyle while sticking to eating foods only available to me in the winter.

Part of me is saying that I don't sleep 14 hours a day in the winter, so why should I eat that way? But, having said that, I would love to eat foods that are available locally, and eat according to season.

Thoughts and opinions please......
Jordan Glasser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2007, 06:56 AM   #2
Robb Wolf
Senior Member
 
Robb Wolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,444
Default

Jordan-
You folks are still pretty warm in the winter, yes? If you have nay farmers markets still going that would be perfect. yams, squash and citrus seem perfect for dense carb sources.
__________________
"Survival will be neither to the strongest of the species, nor to the most intelligent, but to those most adaptable to change."
C. Darwin

Robb's Blog
Robb Wolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2007, 09:16 AM   #3
Jordan Glasser
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Whistler, BC
Posts: 321
Default

Warm.....well, it's more of an issue living in the mountains and snow. But, within a 100 mile radius, I would definitely say it stays warm in the winter.
Jordan Glasser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2007, 12:34 PM   #4
Kim Chase
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Montana
Posts: 10
Default

I've been reading up on this one as well (I live in Montana). Mother Earth News had a good article about it recently (http://www.motherearthnews.com/Whole...al-Eating.aspx) and I just finished reading "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" by Barbara Kingsolver, which looks at her family's quest for local, and therefore seasonal, eating. Great book!

Beef, pork, big game, root vegetables, winter squash, are all good winter foods (along with whatever you preserve!). Eggs are seasonal later in the winter until the fall. Poultry is best in spring and summer, just when the beef is at it's low point.
Kim Chase is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2007, 01:27 PM   #5
Sam Cannons
Senior Member
 
Sam Cannons's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Cairns, North Queensland
Posts: 322
Default

We have two seasons in Cairns

Hot and Wet in summer or Hot and Dry in 'winter'
Sam Cannons is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2007, 05:56 PM   #6
Mike ODonnell
Senior Member
 
Mike ODonnell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,596
Default

Guinness is always in season.
__________________
Fitness Spotlight
The IF Life
Mike ODonnell is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:59 AM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Subscribe to our Newsletter


Receive emails with training tips, news updates, events info, sale notifications and more.
ASK GREG

Submit your question to be answered by Greg Everett in the Performance Menu or on the website

Submit Your Question
WEIGHTLIFTING TEAM

Catalyst Athletics is a USA Weightlifting team of competitive Olympic-style weightlifters with multiple national team medals.

Read More
Olympic Weightlifting Book
Catalyst Athletics
Contact Us
About
Help
Newsletter
Products & Services
Gym
Store
Seminars
Weightlifting Team
Performance Menu
Magazine Home
Subscriber Login
Issues
Articles
Workouts
About the Program
Workout Archives
Exercise Demos
Text Only
Instructional Content
Exercise Demos
Video Gallery
Free Articles
Free Recipes
Resources
Recommended Books & DVDs
Olympic Weightlifting Guide
Discussion Forum
Weight Conversion Calculator