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This chapter explores and challenges the way we conceptualize sports nutrition, media depictions of nutrition research, and the premises and evidence underpinning organic food, dietary fructose, fad diets, juice-fasting, and detoxing.
The Skeptic's Guide to Sports Science: Confronting Myths of the Health and Fitness Industry by Nicholas B. Tiller pulls no punches in scrutinizing the plausibility of, and evidence for, the most popular sports products and practices on the market. Readers are encouraged to confront their conceptualizations of the industry and, by the book’s end, they will have acquired the skills necessary to independently judge the effectiveness of sports-related products.