Sports Medicine: All You Wanted to Know About Sports Nutrition and Energy Production – Part 2

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Figure 1. Making good diagnoses. Figure 2. A Balanced diet is the best way to eat for energy and good health.   In Part 1 of this article, we discussed energy production, storage and expenditure.  Part 2 explores how we eat in order to the fuel energy process. We will look at the major constituents that lead to energy for …

Sports Medicine: All You Wanted to Know About Sports Nutrition and Energy Production – Part 1

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Sports nutrition is the study and practice of nutrition and diet as it relates to athletic performance. It is concerned with the type and quantity of fluid and food taken by an athlete, and deals with nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, supplements and organic substances such as carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. From the time when the ancient Greeks started the …