The Glucose Revolution - Sports Nutrition
By Helen O'connor, Dr Stephen Colagiuri, Kaye Foster-Powell, and Professor Jennie Brand Miller
In this take-anywhere guide, the authors of The Glucose Revolution show how manipulating the G.I. of your diet can give you the winning edge
Sports nutrition is a new and dynamic science dedicated to unravelling the key nutrition factors that boost sports performance. What you eat does make a difference to your performance. The trick is getting into the right eating routine, keeping up to date and ignoring the confusing nutrition myths that abound.
This book looks at a new key factor, the G.I. factor, and features:
- a quick quiz to help readers assess current eating habits
- case studies providing fun, easy and practical ways to eat for better performance
- foods to consume during exercise and those that speed recovery
- the truth about carbohydrate loading
Dr Helen O'Connor is a sports dietitian and lecturer in the Department of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Sydney. Assoc Prof Jennie Brand Miller is a world authority on the glycaemic index of foods and its application for diabetes. Kaye Foster-Powell is the senior dietitian at the Wentworth Area Health Service, Australia. Assoc Prof Stephan Colagiuri is the Director of the Diabetes Centre and Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney.
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06 Jul 2000
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