Sports Nutrition: Are Women’s-Specific Nutrition Products Necessary, Breakdown of Amino Acids in Supplements like MAP, Finding Your Right Diet and More

February 16, 2014
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Ben Greenfield joins the show to answer your questions and talk the latest in sports nutrition. On this show we discuss:
-The benefits on eating organic grassfed heart: its mitochondrial content, dense nutrient profile, and heart’s potential benefit for athletic performance
-Are women’s-specific nutrition products necessary, and more details on female stuff: the menstrual cycle, phases and how that may effect performance in sport
-Tawnee mentions this study that showed no effect of cycle phase on performance.
-How to start tracking your cycle today
-Amino acid discussion: what’s essential, non-essential, BCAA, and what does a product like MAP contain
-Importance of certain levels/ratios of amino acids
-Is V8 vegetable juice any good as it is made from concentrate? Is anything made from concentrate any good for you?
-Confusion on finding the right diet and how to go about doing so for optimal performance in triathlon. Hire a nutritionist? Trial and error? Testing?
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