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Title:
Avery's sports nutrition almanac
Author:
Burke, Ed, 1949-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Garden City Park, NY : Avery Publishing Group, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780895298850
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Designed to keep readers apace with the world of sports nutrition and fitness. This guide covers advances in effective sports supplements and includes a dictionary of training and health terms and a who's who of big names in sports nutrition.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
How to Use This Bookp. xi
Part 1 Sports-Nutrition Basics
1. Carbohydrates: The Ultimate Performance Fuelp. 5
2. Protein and Amino Acids: Muscle Builders and Morep. 17
3. Lipids: Underestimated Energy and Growth Factorsp. 47
4. Water: The Neglected Nutrientp. 61
5. Vitamins and Minerals: Micronutrients for Optimum Performancep. 69
6. Enzymes: The Keys to Healthp. 111
Part 2 Sports-Performance Enhancers
7. Herbs and Mushrooms: Nature's Optimizersp. 135
8. Sports-Supplement Products: Metabolites and Other Performance Enhancersp. 157
9. Scientific Nutrition: Meal Replacements, Protein Powders, and Metabolic Optimizersp. 177
10. Winning Nutrition and Training Programs and Tipsp. 193
11. New on the Marketp. 213
12. Trends for the Futurep. 231
Part 3 Facts and Resources
13. Who's Really Who in Sports Nutritionp. 247
14. Addresses and Websitesp. 255
15. Dictionary of Training and Health Termsp. 265
16. Books and Softwarep. 279
17. Reference Sourcesp. 287
Indexp. 311