oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Energy value of food
|Article Title||Energy value of food|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Research Institute for Nutritional Disease, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jul 1998|
|Pages||10 - 11|
|Keyword(s)||Adipose tissue, Body protein, Eating pattern, Energy intake, Glycogen, Invisible fats and Physical training programme|
The main difference between the athletes diet and the diet of the general population can be found in the level of energy intake. Energy requirements of the athlete depend not only on the type of exercise, but also on the time used performing the activity.
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