Sports and Nutrition
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This paper is a series of case studies that deal with the following topics. The first case study involves the results of a week-long implementation of a food pyramid-based diet. The second case describes the experience of increasing water intake to eight-8 fluid ounces of water daily as opposed to usual water consumption. The third case describes the experience of consuming either water or Gatorade (R) before aerobic exercise. The last describes the alleged benefits of an athlete's diet on performance.
From the Paper:"The menu developed for one week was based loosely on the food pyramid revision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), where the different divisions represent from left to right: grains, vegetables, fruits, milk products, meat and beans, oils. Whereas the food pyramid was previously divided into food groups, with fruits and vegetables at its base, oils at the tip, and the width of each band corresponding to the number of servings from each group, the modified pyramid still represents these groups. The only addition is the emphasis on daily physical activity and ..."
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