TrueSport? Nutrition Guide
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Optimal Dietary Intake…the Basics.
For Sport. For Life.
NutritioNal requiremeNts of athletes TrueSporT? nuT riT ion guide
NutritioNal requiremeNts of athletes
TH e purpoS e o F TH iS book
This publication provides general guidelines to help optimize dietary intake
for sports competitors. Dietary intake requirements can vary depending
Carbohydrates – The Master Fuel Page 2
upon an individual’s energy expenditure, metabolism, state of health, etc.
protein’s role as a Team player Page 12 Now more than ever, athletes need accurate sports nutrition information.
Optimal nutrition is an integral part of peak performance while an
dietary Fat Page 16 inadequate diet and lack of fuel can limit an athlete’s potential for
maximum performance. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformati