oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Macro-nutrient intake of various athletes as reported in the literature
|Article Title||Macro-nutrient intake of various athletes as reported in the literature|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Research Institute for Nutritional Diseases, Medical Research Council, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg|
|Publication Date||Apr 2000|
|Pages||11 - 16|
|Keyword(s)||Albumin levels, Anorexia nervosa, Ballet dancers, Basketball players, Body builders, Carbohydrates, Cholesterol, Competitive ice skaters, Female cyclists, Field athletes, Gymnastics, High protein diet, Hockey players, Male endurance athletes, Runners, Swimmers and Volleyball|
Athletes tend to experiment with different dietary regimes to find the optimum athletic diet. There is however, no evidence that such special dietary regimes improve performance. Dietary studies have indicated that there is extreme variability in the dietary intakes of athletes.
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