[Nutrition in the sport practice: adaptation of the food guide pyramid to the characteristics of athletes diet].

@article{GonzlezGross2001NutritionIT,
  title={[Nutrition in the sport practice: adaptation of the food guide pyramid to the characteristics of athletes diet].},
  author={Marcela Gonz{\'a}lez-Gross and {\'A}ngel Guti{\'e}rrez and Jos{\'e} Luis Mesa and Jorge Carlos Ruiz-Ruiz and Manuel J. Castillo},
  journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={321-31}
}
In spite of all the advances in sport nutrition and the importance of an adequate food intake in order to improve sport performance, both recreational and professional athletes forget frequently to include planning an optimum diet and fluid intake in their global strategy for performance. Physiological and metabolic adaptations produced as a consequence of physical exercise lead to the necessity of increasing caloric (in accordance to energy output) and protein (based on the trophic needs of… CONTINUE READING