Sports Nutrition

What do you know about sports nutrition and how supplements and a balanced diet can help you achieve your goals? With our help, nutrition for sport is a little easier to understand and practice.

Did you know that sports nutrition is one of the best ways to help improve your performance - and it doesn't just mean you have to pump loads of protein powder or Amino Acids into your system.

There are about forty-five nutrients that are required for body growth, maintenance and repair. The amounts and types of food you consume have a direct effect on your body's health.

  • Carbohydrates especially complex, should be the main source of calories within the diet for optimal health
     
  • Excess saturated fat increases the risk of disease
     
  • Proteins the building blocks for the body
     
  • Fibre, the indigestible bulk in foods
     
  • Vitamins necessary for optimum health in correct amounts
     
  • Minerals, important in regulating many body functions
     
  • Water, a major component for a healthy diet
     

So why not check out some of our dedicated nutrition pages now including : Carbohydrates, Cholesterol, Fat As Food, Fibre Notes, Glycemic Index, Proteins In Depth, Salt and of course Water. As well as those dedicated topic pages, you can also find out more about healthy foods ideas and healthy food tips.

 

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