sports nutrition

DAILY PROTEIN NEEDS FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

DAILY PROTEIN NEEDS FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

A normal, healthy diet requires about 10-15% of the total energy requirement come from protein.

NIGHTTIME EATING, WEIGHT LOSS, AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS DURING SLEEP

NIGHTTIME EATING, WEIGHT LOSS, AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS DURING SLEEP

Athletes looking to lose weight should balance energy intake and output, and eating before sleep is a personal preference. However, there could be an advantage to eating protein before sleep to promote protein synthesis.

THE ROLES OF FAT IN THE BODY

THE ROLES OF FAT IN THE BODY

Individuals should consume fat in their diet since this nutrient is an important fuel source, aids vitamin absorption, acts as shock absorber for organs and is a component of membranes.