Wednesday, July 24, 2019

BOOK REVIEW: Plant-Based Sports Nutrition. Expert Fueling Strategies for Training, Recovery, and Performance

by Enette Larson-Meyer and Matt Ruscigno 

Thousands of runners, bodybuilders, and athletes from virtually every sport rely on foods and beverages made without animal products. In Plant-Based Sports Nutrition, registered dietitians Enette Larson-Meyer and Matt Ruscigno combine decades of evidence-based research with personal experience working with—and as—vegan and vegetarian athletes to offer a reliable and complete explanation of how, when, and why you need to plan your nutrient intake to maximize nutrition and get the best results.

Learn how to get proper amounts of all essential macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Draw inspiration from athletes who share how they succeed in their sports while following a plant-based way of eating. Enjoy plenty of recipes to use for training, event, and everyday nutrition needs and utilize the tailored meal plans and training strategies to properly fuel your body. Understand nutrient timing and relative energy deficiency syndrome (RED-S). Get information on keto diets and tips for optimizing bone health and iron intake.

About the authors
Enette Larson-Meyer, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM, is a professor at the University of Wyoming and is a well-respected researcher in the area of sports and exercise metabolism. Larson-Meyer is the author of Vegetarian SportsNutrition (Human Kinetics, 2007) and has also authored over 80 scientific journal articles and book chapters. She is board certified in sports dietetics and is active in SCAN (the sports, cardiovascular, and wellness nutritionpractice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD, is a leading expert in plant-based nutrition and has followed a vegan diet for more than 20 years. He has a nutritional science degree from Pennsylvania State University, a public health nutritionmaster’s degree from Loma Linda University, and certification as a registered dietitian. He is a coauthor of the No Meat Athlete book with Matt Frazier and Appetite for Reduction with Isa Moskowitz and is lead author of Cacao, Superfoods for Life.

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