Journal Title (Medline/Pubmed accepted abbreviation): J. Am. Dietetic Assoc.
Page number: A16-A98
doi (if applicable): 10.3945/jn.111.141028
Background:The American Dietetic Association sponsors an annual conference
that brings scientists together from all over to discuss novel findings and future
directions for dietetic research. The poster abstracts were published in a
supplemental issue of their journal (see journal for authors, affiliations, and
Key findings from poster abstracts about sports nutrition:
- Acute consumption of whole beetroot (known for its high levels of nitrate) improved
running speed in a 5 K race.
- In addition to patients with anorexia nervosa,
patients with bulimia nervosa or an eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS)
also tend to exhibit high levels of exercise.
- Marathon and half marathon times
tended to be improved when racers did not consume bread or a sports bar.
majority of intercollegiate female athletes do not meet the daily required intake
for total energy, carbohydrate, or protein.