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Dr. Tamsin Lewis, profession triathlete and sports medicine doctor, joins the show for a special edition of Sports Nutrition. Topics covered in this show include:
-Her background and overcoming an eating disorder to become a strong pro triathlete
-Fueling and hormonal issues for female endurance athletes
-Disordered eating in endurance sports that can have negative effects on health
-CARBS: How many carbs should endurance athletes have, what kind of carbs, when to eat carbs, the low-carb debate, etc.
-How to still develop fat-burning ability through training but still have carbs at the right time when they are needed for key sessions
-Women and how they handle carbs and fat oxidation
-Thyroid talk, and the importance of T3, and foods for healthy thyroid function
-B vitamin needs
-Blood work and common deficiencies, supplements
-Problems with birth control pill and oral contraceptives
-Blood work analysis through CuroSeven (you can hire Tamsin for a consult).
-Charcoal for upset stomach during a race