Carbohydrates, recovery, eating disorders.

What's new in Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook
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Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark


Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD is an internationally respected sports nutritionist, weight coach, nutrition author, and workshop leader. She is a registered dietitian (RD) who specializes in nutrition for performance, health, and the nutritional management of eating disorders. She is board certified as a specialist in sports dietietics (CSSD) and a certified WellCoach.
Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook 6th edition is out and with it we come together to discuss what’s new in the book!
Some of the topics we discussed involved:
  • carbohydrates
  • recovery
  • processed foods
  • insulin sensitivity
  • eating disorders

Time Stamps

00:03:30 Nutrition recommendation according to Dietary Guideline – Sugar
00:06:00 Place of processed foods in athlete’s diet
00:09:00 Saturated fat
00:11:00 Cholesterol
00:14:50 Glucose tolerance and sugar in context of athletes vs. unfit person
00:16:00 Fear of Carbohydrates
00:19:00 High-fat & ketogenic diet
00:22:00 Eating disorders & RED (Relative Energy Deficiency)
00:24:50 Relative Energy Deficiency in athletes
00:28:40 Why you are more hungry on off days
00:32:00 Carbo loading
00:34:13 FODMANPs in context of pre-exercise nutrition

Mentioned in the episode:

FODMAPs – Kate Scarlata, RD