Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook

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Item#: 9781492591573
Edition 06
Author Clark, Nancy
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Boost energy, lose fat, build muscle, and improve your performance with the best-selling nutrition guide for active people!InNancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook, you'll get real-world advice from an internationally respected and trusted sports nutritionist. You'll find the latest research and information on what to eat before, during, and after exercise; sport drinks and energy foods; popular trends like keto and gluten-free diets; when and how much carbohydrate to eat; meal patterns that fit your training schedule; sustainability; and digestive issues. You'll learn practical tips regarding vegan, diabetic, gluten-free, low-FODMAP, and bariatric diets. You'll also find help for athletes with anorexia and binge-eating disorders. You'll learn how to resolve confusion about what to on a daily basis so you can make healthy and informed dietary decisions for yourself and your busy family.Clark's practical suggestions for eating on the go will help you make good choices in any restaurant, café, drive-through, or convenience store. Learn what to eat before and during exercise and events, how to refuel for optimal recovery, and what athletes need to know about relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S). With 89 family-friendly recipes, you'll find plenty of meals to fuel performance that you can make right in your own kitchen.Whether you're preparing for competition or simply fueling your active lifestyle,Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebookwill show you how to get maximum benefit from the foods you choose and the meals you make. Why settle for your current athletic level when a good fueling program can help you perform even better?

Short Description
Boost your energy, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance with this best-selling nutrition guide! Resolve your confusion surrounding healthy eating, sports drinks and energy foods, keto and gluten-free diets, digestive issues, and the best balance of carbohydrate and protein for exercise and competition.

Table of Contents
Part I. Everyday Eating for Active PeopleChapter 1.Building a High-Energy Eating PlanChapter 2.Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long RunChapter 3.Breakfast: The Key to a Successful Sports DietChapter 4.Lunch and Dinner: At Home, on the Run, and on the RoadChapter 5.Between Meals: Snacking for Health and Sustained EnergyChapter 6. Carbohydrate: Simplifying a Complex TopicChapter 7.Protein: Building and Repairing MusclesChapter 8.Fluids: Replacing Sweat Losses to Maintain PerformancePart II. The Science of Eating and ExerciseChapter 9.Fueling Before ExerciseChapter 10.Fueling During and After ExerciseChapter 11.Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports FoodsChapter 12.Nutrition and Active WomenChapter 13.Athlete-Specific Nutrition AdvicePart III. Balancing Weight and ActivityChapter 14.Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?Chapter 15.Gaining Weight the Healthy WayChapter 16.Losing Weight Without StarvingChapter 17.Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food ObsessionsPart IV. Winning Recipes for Peak PerformanceChapter 18.Breads and BreakfastsChapter 19.Pasta, Rice, and PotatoesChapter 20.Vegetables and SaladsChapter 21.Chicken and TurkeyChapter 22.Fish and SeafoodChapter 23.Beef and PorkChapter 24.Beans and TofuChapter 25.Beverages and SmoothiesChapter 26.Snacks and DessertsAppendix A. For More InformationAppendix B. Selected References