Anita Bean's Sports Nutrition for Women: A Practical Guide for Active Women

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A&C Black, Apr 1, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 144 pages

Women who exercise regularly have specific nutritional needs. Anita Bean provides general nutritional advice and covers nutritional issues that are specific to active women. Also includes lots of ideas for balanced meals and snacks in an easy-to-cook recipe section.

 

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Contents

Introduction
2
1 The nutritional needs of female athletes
5
2 Eating disorders and disordered eating in female athletes
41
3 Body composition and sports performance
65
4 Amenorrhoea and sport
79
5 Nutrition and exercise in pregnancy
87
6 Recipes
99
Resources
128
Index
131
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About the author (2010)

Anita Bean is an accomplished sportsperson, one of the UK's most respected nutritionists and a bestselling author. She is the author of The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition, Food for Fitness, Healthy Eating for Kids, and The Complete Guide to Strength Training, among other titles.

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