Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook - 4th Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-14
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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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

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Everyday Eating for Active People
Building a High-Energy Food Planp. 3
Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long Runp. 29
Breakfast: The Key to a Successful Sports Dietp. 57
Lunch and Dinner: At Home and on the Runp. 75
Snacks and Snack Attacksp. 93
Carbohydrate to Fuel Musclesp. 103
Protein to Build and Repair Musclesp. 127
Replacing Sweat Lossesp. 147
The Science of Eating for Sports Success
Fueling Before Exercisep. 167
Fueling During and After Exercisep. 183
Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foodsp. 199
Age-Specific Nutritional Needsp. 215
Balancing Weight and Activity
Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?p. 229
Adding Bulk, Not Fatp. 249
Losing Weight Without Starvingp. 265
Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food Obsessionsp. 289
Winning Recipes for Peak Performance
Breads and Breakfastsp. 315
Pasta, Rice, and Potatoesp. 329
Vegetables and Saladsp. 341
Chicken and Turkeyp. 353
Fish and Seafoodp. 367
Beef and Porkp. 377
Beans and Tofup. 385
Beverages and Smoothiesp. 395
Snacks and Dessertsp. 403
For More Informationp. 415
Selected Referencesp. 428
Engineered Sports Fuels and Fluidsp. 443
Indexp. 449
About the Authorp. 460
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