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Posted by randywoolf on 31 May 2012 at 11:35 GMT

i did not see anything regarding diet changes during the increased exercise period. it is very common for people to eat more, and more 'bad' food, when they start to exercise more. did i miss it?

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RE: diet?

BrPH replied to randywoolf on 01 Jun 2012 at 01:14 GMT

According to other materials, the lead author says that the subjects did not make dietary changes.

However, that does not mean diet isn't a factor. Poor diets that don't change significantly can have profound effects with exercise. Anything from vitamin to mineral deficiencies could have major effects. One speculation for certain sudden cardiac events in high level older athletes is magnesium.

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