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Sports Nutrition for Women

Sports Nutrition for Women

With most sports reference material geared toward men, reliable information for women engaged in sports has been scarce. Authors Anita Bean and Peggy Wellington remedy the situation with Sports Nutrition for Women, a current and comprehensive resource. Aimed at a wide audience of sportswomen, health... more

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With most sports reference material geared toward men, reliable information for women engaged in sports has been scarce. Authors Anita Bean and Peggy Wellington remedy the situation with Sports Nutrition for Women, a current and comprehensive resource. Aimed at a wide audience of sportswomen, health club participants, and elite competitors, as well as coaches, managers, nutritionists, and anyone working with female athletes, this book contains chapters on the menstrual cycle, amenorrhea, bone health, and much more. With each chapter introduced by an expert in the field, the book covers such topics as body fat, weight management, body image, and eating disorders. Sports Nutrition for Women also addresses the needs of pregnant and older women and includes useful eating plans.
 

I am a registered nutritionist (RNutr: Sports & Exercise), author and freelance health writer with a degree in Nutrition and Food Science from Surrey University. I have run my own nutrition and...more