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The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide: Peak Performance for Everyone from Beginners to Gold Medalists

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Exercise, train, and compete at your best on a vegetarian diet.

Few segments of the population are more mindful of their food intake than athletes and vegetarians. This book combines the unique demands of sports with a healthy vegetarian diet that can help you build energy and endurance and reduce body fat. Whether you are carbo-loading before a marathon or fine-tuning nutrition to get the most out of your workout, registered dietitian and elite vegetarian athlete Lisa Dorfman provides step-by-step information on how to customize your own sport-specific nutrition program and calculate a personal dietary plan for training The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide includes personal stories of athletes who have made the switch to vegetarian diets?from football players and wrestlers to ice skaters and marathoners, some of whom have beaten life-threatening illnesses with the help of this lifestyle. Lisa Dorfman provides a rich array of tasty and diverse vegetarian recipes, menus, easy-to-use charts, and food guides for vegetarians of all types, from the semi-vegetarian to the fruitarian. She also shares the training secrets of seventeen Olympic and world-class athletes who have used their vegetarian diets to achieve peak performance in their careers and optimum health in their lives.

Synopsis:

Few segments of the population are more mindful of their food intake than athletes — whether it is a matter of carbo-loading before a marathon or fine-tuning nutrition to get the most out of a workout. This book combines the unique demands of sports with the vegetarian diet. Registered dietitian and elite vegetarian athlete Lisa Dorfman provides step-by-step information on how to exercise, train, and compete at your best by eating a plant-based diet. She reveals how to customize a nutrition program to a specific sport and how to calculate a personal dietary plan for training and competition. In addition, The Vegetarian, Sports Nutrition Guide reveals the training secrets and recipes from seventeen Olympic and world-class athletes competing in a variety of sports.
-- Includes vegetarian recipes, menus, food guides, and cooking tips

Synopsis:

Exercise, train, and compete at your best on a vegetarian diet.

Few segments of the population are more mindful of their food intake than athletes and vegetarians. This book combines the unique demands of sports with a healthy vegetarian diet that can help you build energy and endurance and reduce body fat. Whether you are carbo-loading before a marathon or fine-tuning nutrition to get the most out of your workout, registered dietitian and elite vegetarian athlete Lisa Dorfman provides step-by-step information on how to customize your own sport-specific nutrition program and calculate a personal dietary plan for training The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide includes personal stories of athletes who have made the switch to vegetarian diets from football players and wrestlers to ice skaters and marathoners, some of whom have beaten life-threatening illnesses with the help of this lifestyle. Lisa Dorfman provides a rich array of tasty and diverse vegetarian recipes, menus, easy-to-use charts, and food guides for vegetarians of all types, from the semi-vegetarian to the fruitarian. She also shares the training secrets of seventeen Olympic and world-class athletes who have used their vegetarian diets to achieve peak performance in their careers and optimum health in their lives.

About the Author

LISA DORFMAN, M.S., R.D., L.M.H.C., is known nationally as The Running Nutritionist. She competes in marathons and triathlons nationwide and coaches Olympic-level athletes. She runs her own sports nutrition consulting company, Food Fitness International, and has appeared in and written for over 100 publications, including Running Times and Ladies', Home Journal. She lives in Miami, Florida with her husband and three children.

Table of Contents

FOOD AS FUEL.

The Plant-Based Sports Engine.

Nutrition Prescription for Sport: Calculating Energy Needs.

Carbohydrates: The Sports Nutrition Base.

Protein: The Fitness Powerhouse.

Fat Talk.

Thirst Quenchers.

The Athlete's Lab: Vitamins, Minerals, and Phytochemicals.

PLANT-BASED PEAK PERFORMANCE.

Supplementing the Sports Machine.

Plant-Based Diets: Making the Transition.

Competition Time: Plant-Based Diets in Action.

Appendices.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471348085
Author:
Dorfman, Lisa
Author:
Dorfman
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Vegetarian
Subject:
Vegetarian cookery
Subject:
Nutrition
Subject:
Diets - Better Health
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Athletes
Subject:
Vegetarian - General
Subject:
Vegetarian - Vegan
Subject:
Athletes -- Nutrition.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Medicine Nutrition and Psychology
Subject:
Health - Diet & Nutrition
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
105-19
Publication Date:
January 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
270
Dimensions:
9.03 x 6.06 x 0.8 in

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"Synopsis" by , Few segments of the population are more mindful of their food intake than athletes — whether it is a matter of carbo-loading before a marathon or fine-tuning nutrition to get the most out of a workout. This book combines the unique demands of sports with the vegetarian diet. Registered dietitian and elite vegetarian athlete Lisa Dorfman provides step-by-step information on how to exercise, train, and compete at your best by eating a plant-based diet. She reveals how to customize a nutrition program to a specific sport and how to calculate a personal dietary plan for training and competition. In addition, The Vegetarian, Sports Nutrition Guide reveals the training secrets and recipes from seventeen Olympic and world-class athletes competing in a variety of sports.
-- Includes vegetarian recipes, menus, food guides, and cooking tips
"Synopsis" by , Exercise, train, and compete at your best on a vegetarian diet.

Few segments of the population are more mindful of their food intake than athletes and vegetarians. This book combines the unique demands of sports with a healthy vegetarian diet that can help you build energy and endurance and reduce body fat. Whether you are carbo-loading before a marathon or fine-tuning nutrition to get the most out of your workout, registered dietitian and elite vegetarian athlete Lisa Dorfman provides step-by-step information on how to customize your own sport-specific nutrition program and calculate a personal dietary plan for training The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide includes personal stories of athletes who have made the switch to vegetarian diets from football players and wrestlers to ice skaters and marathoners, some of whom have beaten life-threatening illnesses with the help of this lifestyle. Lisa Dorfman provides a rich array of tasty and diverse vegetarian recipes, menus, easy-to-use charts, and food guides for vegetarians of all types, from the semi-vegetarian to the fruitarian. She also shares the training secrets of seventeen Olympic and world-class athletes who have used their vegetarian diets to achieve peak performance in their careers and optimum health in their lives.

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