Judy A. Driskell "Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins"
CRC | 2007-04-19 | ISBN: 0849390796 | 400 pages | PDF
Sports Nutrition: Fats and Proteins is a nuts and bolts reference guide to help athletes, coaches, and trainers make educated dietary choices to yield optimal performance. Written by experts from several disciplines, this volume addresses the quality, quantity, and type of fat and protein intake as it relates to exercise and sports. It presents comprehensive information on lipids and fatty acids, including omegas-3 and -6 and alpha-linoleic acid; protein and amino acid supplements such as creatine, glutamine, and whey, and soy proteins; and other beneficial compounds. It also provides the recommended dietary proportions of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, making it a valuable reference guide.