TITLE

Glycemic Index-A New Tool in Sport Nutrition?

AUTHOR(S)
Burke, Louise M.; Collier, Gregory R.; Hargreaves, Mark
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
International Journal of Sport Nutrition;Dec1998, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p401
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of the glycemic index (GI) in ranking carbohydrate (CHO)-rich foods to achieve specific goals of sport nutrition and meet the athlete's total nutritional needs. Factors influencing the digestion and absorption rate and the GI of CHO-rich foods; Definition and determinants of GI; Ideas proposed to manipulate the GI of meals or diet; Goals of preexercise nutrition.
ACCESSION #
6626300

 

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