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Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook-6th Edition

Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook-6th Edition

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    Boost energy, lose fat, build muscle, and improve your performance with the best-selling nutrition guide for active people!

    In Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, you’ll get real-world advice from an internationally respected and trusted sports nutritionist. You’ll find the latest research and information on what to eat before, during, and after exercise; sport drinks and energy foods; popular trends like keto and gluten-free diets; when and how much carbohydrate to eat; meal patterns that fit your training schedule; sustainability; and digestive issues. You’ll learn practical tips regarding vegan, diabetic, gluten-free, low-FODMAP, and bariatric diets. You’ll also find help for athletes with anorexia and binge-eating disorders. You'll learn how to resolve confusion about what to on a daily basis so you can make healthy and informed dietary decisions for yourself and your busy family.

    Clark's practical suggestions for eating on the go will help you make good choices in any restaurant, café, drive-through, or convenience store. Learn what to eat before and during exercise and events, how to refuel for optimal recovery, and what athletes need to know about relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S). With 89 family-friendly recipes, you’ll find plenty of meals to fuel performance that you can make right in your own kitchen.

    Whether you’re preparing for competition or simply fueling your active lifestyle, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook will show you how to get maximum benefit from the foods you choose and the meals you make. Why settle for your current athletic level when a good fueling program can help you perform even better?

    Audience

    Athletes and active individuals as well as personal trainers, sport nutritionists, dietitians, and other physical activity professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Everyday Eating for Active People
    Chapter 1.
    Building a High-Energy Eating Plan
    Chapter 2. Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long Run
    Chapter 3. Breakfast: The Key to a Successful Sports Diet
    Chapter 4. Lunch and Dinner: At Home, on the Run, and on the Road
    Chapter 5. Between Meals: Snacking for Health and Sustained Energy
    Chapter 6. Carbohydrate: Simplifying a Complex Topic
    Chapter 7. Protein: Building and Repairing Muscles
    Chapter 8. Fluids: Replacing Sweat Losses to Maintain Performance

    Part II. The Science of Eating and Exercise
    Chapter 9.
    Fueling Before Exercise
    Chapter 10. Fueling During and After Exercise
    Chapter 11. Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foods
    Chapter 12. Nutrition and Active Women
    Chapter 13. Athlete-Specific Nutrition Advice

    Part III. Balancing Weight and Activity
    Chapter 14.
    Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?
    Chapter 15. Gaining Weight the Healthy Way
    Chapter 16. Losing Weight Without Starving
    Chapter 17. Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food Obsessions

    Part IV. Winning Recipes for Peak Performance
    Chapter 18.
    Breads and Breakfasts
    Chapter 19. Pasta, Rice, and Potatoes
    Chapter 20. Vegetables and Salads
    Chapter 21. Chicken and Turkey
    Chapter 22. Fish and Seafood
    Chapter 23. Beef and Pork
    Chapter 24. Beans and Tofu
    Chapter 25. Beverages and Smoothies
    Chapter 26. Snacks and Desserts

    Appendix A. For More Information
    Appendix B. Selected References

    About the Author

    Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, is an internationally respected and trusted sports nutritionist specializing in nutrition for performance, wellness, and weight management, including helping athletes with eating disorders. At her private practice in the Boston area (Newton, Massachusetts), she counsels active people of all ages and athletic abilities—from high school athletes to Olympians—by giving one-on-one, personalized advice.

    In the 40 years in which she has specialized in sports dietetics, Clark has helped thousands of casual and competitive athletes. Her more renowned clients have included members of the Boston Red Sox, Bruins, and Celtics, as well as athletes from many colleges in the area, including Boston College, Tufts University, and Brandeis University.

    Clark enjoys speaking to teams, clubs, and health professionals, as well as writing as a way to teach people how to eat to win. Her best-selling book, Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook, has sold over 650,000 copies and is now in its sixth edition. Her other books include food guides for soccer players, new runners, marathoners, and cyclists. She also writes a monthly nutrition column called “The Athlete's Kitchen,” which appears regularly in over 100 sports publications and websites. Her nutrition advice and photo have even graced the back of the Wheaties box!

    Clark received her undergraduate degree in nutrition from Simmons University in Boston and was honored with the Simmons Distinguished Alumna Award in 2007. Her dietetic internship was at Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her graduate degree in nutrition, with a focus on exercise physiology, from Boston University. She is a fellow of both the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and she has been a member of ACSM’s board of trustees. In 2015, she received the Nutrition Science Media Award from the American Society for Nutrition.

    Ancillaries

    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available online.

    Instructor guide. Features lecture-related resources that can be easily applied to a typical 16-week semester framework. These resources include chapter objectives and summaries, lecture aids, website recommendations, discussion topics, and activities.

    Image bank. Includes all of the figures, illustrations, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. The images can be used to develop customized presentations based on specific course requirements.

    The image bank is also available for purchase • ISBN 978-1-4925-9369-0