Nutrition Strategies to Decrease Inflammation and Enhance Immunity for the Athlete
What People Are Saying:
“This book is a great resource for sports dietitians, athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals working with athletes. It offers a review of the current research, as well as sample menus and lists of recommended foods. This book is user friendly and scientifically sound!”
Beth Wolfgram MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
Sports Dietitian University of Utah Athletic Department
“As a Sports Medicine physician, I am always looking for cutting edge ideas with strong evidence to optimize my patients’ overall health and maximize athletic performance - this book does just that. By reviewing current research, this book touches on “hot topics” and provides recommendations on how I can push my patients to achieve peak performance.”
Brad Sandella, D.O.
Board Certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
“As a Personal Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Specialist, I am constantly in pursuit of knowledge that will enhance my clients’ ability to achieve their goals. Backed up scientifically, this book offers all the nutritional information to accomplish this. For anyone interested in improving overall health, nutrition, and athletic performance, this is a must read.”
Aaron Rogerson, MA, CSCS, USAW
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Take A Glimpse Inside The Book
4 Important Tips You’ll Learn
Nutrients in foods. Not only will you learn the difference between the nutrients carbohydrate, protein and fat but you will also learn which foods contain these nutrients and some very important facts about how to choose the best ones.
Supplement education. You will learn a little about the supplement industry, how to be a smart consumer by knowing what to look for and what to avoid in nutrition supplements and the three supplement categories for soccer players
Nutrient timing. You will learn the best foods to eat before, during and after practices and games to make sure you have enough energy for optimal performance and to ensure that you recover fast.
Eating system. You will learn how to put carbohydrate, protein and fat together at each meal and snack for sustained energy and you will be provided with sample meal plans showing you exactly how to implement this system, which I call the FuelTargetTM.
Sharon Collison, MS, RD, CSSD
Sharon Collison is a registered dietitian in private practice in Newark and Wilmington, DE. Sharon completed her B.S. degree in Food Science and her M.S. degree in Human Nutrition with a concentration in exercise physiology at the University of Delaware. She has been a board-certified sports dietitian since 2008, providing sports nutrition guidance to middle-school, high-school, collegiate and elite athletes. She is a sports nutrition consultant at Wilmington University and for the Delaware Volleyball Academy. In her spare time, Sharon enjoys developing recipes and entering cooking contests. She won the Southern Living Cookoff in 2005 for her chocolate coffee cheesecake with mocha sauce. Sharon also enjoys biking, hiking and running. She lives in Newark, DE with her husband and 2 daughters.