Gender differences in metabolism; nutrition and supplements.

  title={Gender differences in metabolism; nutrition and supplements.},
  author={Mark A Tarnopolsky},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  volume={3 3},
For many decades researchers did not consider that there were any differences between the genders in the metabolic response to exercise. As a result, nutritional recommendations and exercise training prescriptions have not considered the potential for gender specific responses. More recently, we and others have demonstrated that females oxidize proportionately more lipid and less carbohydrate during endurance exercise as compared to males. The oxidation of amino acids is similarly lower in… CONTINUE READING

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