1. Nutrient Basics

  1. Professor Susan A Lanham-New2,
  2. Dr Samantha J Stear3,
  3. Dr Susan M Shirreffs4 and
  4. Dr Adam L Collins2
  1. Dr Adam L Collins2,
  2. Dr Penny J Hunking1 and
  3. Dr Samantha J Stear3

Published Online: 14 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch1

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

How to Cite

Collins, A. L., Hunking, P. J. and Stear, S. J. (2011) Nutrient Basics, in Sport and Exercise Nutrition (eds S. A. Lanham-New, S. J. Stear, S. M. Shirreffs and A. L. Collins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  2. 3

    Performance Influencers Limited, UK

  3. 4

    Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sports Dietitian, Energise Nutrition, UK

  2. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  3. 3

    Performance Influencers Limited, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334685

Online ISBN: 9781444344905

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Keywords:

  • nutrient basics;
  • dietary carbohydrate;
  • body's energy supply from nutrients in diet;
  • polysaccharides, as glycans;
  • structure of monosaccharides, disaccharides;
  • non-starch polysaccharides (NSP);
  • vegetarian and vegan diets;
  • alcohol consumption, impeding post-exercise recovery;
  • dietary assessment methods, limitations;
  • interplay between nutrition and exercise

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbohydrates

  • Protein

  • Alcohol

  • Fat

  • Assessing dietary intake

  • Dietary and healthy eating guidelines

  • Food labelling

  • Perspectives on the future

  • Further reading