Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control

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Princeton Book Company, 1990 - Health & Fitness - 164 pages
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To be thin and healthy is a necessity for dancers and for athletes such as gymnasts and skaters. Others may want to achieve the lean and lithe look of a dancer. How to attain and maintain the ideal slender body is the purpose of Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control, a diet book based on research with dancers. The combined effect of diet, nutrition, and exercise in reaching optimum weight is thoroughly discussed, as are eating disorders, fads and frauds. The Exchange System for diet planning is explained, and exchange lists are provided to promote weight loss or to maintain below-normal weight.

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Very interesting - discusses how the body uses food for different types of functions (walking vs. running) and elaborates on why the body needs different types of food. Is written in a way that is ... Read full review

Review: Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control

User Review  - Goodreads

Very interesting - discusses how the body uses food for different types of functions (walking vs. running) and elaborates on why the body needs different types of food. Is written in a way that is ... Read full review

Contents

A Dance Science
1
Special Considerations for Dancers
13
Tables
25
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Robin D. Chmelar has contributed to the journal Medical Problems of Performing Artists. Sally Sevey Fitt is the author of Dance Kinesiology.

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