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Sports Nutrition

Fats and Proteins, 1st Edition

Edited by Judy A. Driskell

CRC Press

400 pages

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It is well known that fats, proteins, and carbohydrates are all energy-yielding nutrients that influence health and physical performance. Yet many recreational, collegiate, and professional athletes still consume more fats, saturated fats, and cholesterol than is recommended, as well as inappropriate amounts of proteins. What is needed is a nuts an

Table of Contents

Introduction to Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins,

Fats, Total Fats, Saturated Fats, and Cholesterol, Medium-Chain Triglycerides, Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids, Conjugated Linoleic Acid, Octacosanol and Wheat Germ Oil, Proteins, Protein: Quantity and Quality, Whey, Casein, and Soy Proteins, Creatine, Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate, Carnitine, β-Hydroxy-β-Methylbutyrate (HMB), Branched-Chain Amino Acids, Glutamine, Other Individual Amino Acids, Recommended Intakes of the Energy-Yielding Nutrients, Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Nutrition
MEDICAL / Sports Medicine