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Excerpt — Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook-6th Edition

Carbohydrate: simplifying a complex topic

In this day and age of high-protein diets (to build muscle) and high-fat ketogenic diets (to lose weight), as well as chatter about training low (with depleted carbohydrate stores), confusion abounds about the role of carbohydrates in a sports diet.

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Protein and the vegetarian

Many active people do not eat animal protein. Some just eat no red meat; others eat no red meat, chicken, fish, eggs, or dairy foods.

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Why carbohydrates are important for active people

If you are trying to stay away from forms of carbohydrate such as bagels, potatoes, and breads because you mistakenly believe carbohydrate to be fattening, think again.

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