Iron for athletes

Posted by Simone do Carmo

Iron is a vital micronutrient, especially for elite and recreational athletes, as most of it binds to haemoglobin and is essential for the transport and storage of oxygen. Without enough oxygen uptake into the tissues, aerobic capacity and, in turn, performance are compromised.

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What is integrative sports nutrition?

Posted by Ian Craig

Integrative (or functional) sports nutrition is a field of study that I’ve been trying to develop for the past decade. It started in 2007, when as a nutritional therapy practitioner and lecturer, I was asked to put together a course in sports nutrition for the Centre for Nutrition Education in the UK.

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