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What version or edition is this?
This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 3/14/2008.
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- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
Previous editions have sold over 500,000 copies. Contains new analysis on trendy diets like South Beach, Ultra Slim Fast, anti-aging, and thermogenics. Features numerous updates on vitamins, supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, pro-biotics, and the role of carbohydrate during exercise. Includes the new food pyramid, revised guidelines from the American Heart Association, and new information on hydration and fluid intake. Content is accessible, applicable, and relevant to a large audience of athletes and active people.
Table of Contents
|Everyday Eating for Active People|
|Building a High-Energy Food Plan||p. 3|
|Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long Run||p. 29|
|Breakfast: The Key to a Successful Sports Diet||p. 57|
|Lunch and Dinner: At Home and on the Run||p. 75|
|Snacks and Snack Attacks||p. 93|
|Carbohydrate to Fuel Muscles||p. 103|
|Protein to Build and Repair Muscles||p. 127|
|Replacing Sweat Losses||p. 147|
|The Science of Eating for Sports Success|
|Fueling Before Exercise||p. 167|
|Fueling During and After Exercise||p. 183|
|Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foods||p. 199|
|Age-Specific Nutritional Needs||p. 215|
|Balancing Weight and Activity|
|Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?||p. 229|
|Adding Bulk, Not Fat||p. 249|
|Losing Weight Without Starving||p. 265|
|Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food Obsessions||p. 289|
|Winning Recipes for Peak Performance|
|Breads and Breakfasts||p. 315|
|Pasta, Rice, and Potatoes||p. 329|
|Vegetables and Salads||p. 341|
|Chicken and Turkey||p. 353|
|Fish and Seafood||p. 367|
|Beef and Pork||p. 377|
|Beans and Tofu||p. 385|
|Beverages and Smoothies||p. 395|
|Snacks and Desserts||p. 403|
|For More Information||p. 415|
|Selected References||p. 428|
|Engineered Sports Fuels and Fluids||p. 443|
|About the Author||p. 460|
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