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The Athlete's Kitchen: Sports Nutrition: Science, Not Opinion

By Nancy Clark, CoachUp Nation, 06/06/18, 12:00PM CDT


Research suggests that older people, including athletes, should increase their protein intake to 1.4 g to 1.6 g/kg per day, and up to 40 grams after hard exercise. 

Performance starts with fueling, not training! The best way to fuel for top performance seems to be a debatable topic these days.

To keep on top of the science regarding food, exercise & performance, I look to SCAN, the Sports & Cardiovascular Nutrition practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Here are some tidbits of  information from this year's 35th annual meeting in Keystone CO, May 2018.