Sports Nutrition Special: Dr. Tamsin Lewis on Having Carbs and Burn Fat Too, Fueling for Females, Hormone Issues, Supplements and More

April 14, 2014
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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

-and more!

 

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