DIET AND NUTRIRION - OCR PE A-Level/AS

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BALANCED DIET - eating all the right nutrients the body needs to be healthy. 

A balanced diet should contain all the nutrients + energy needed for sport, so there shouldn't be the need to take supplements.

NUTRIENT - substance that provides nourishment for essential life and growth.

Recomended daily intake:

FEMALES - 1940 kcal

MALES - 2550 kcal

55% Carbohydrates, <30% fat, 15% protein, 5-a-day, 2.5l of water

SUPPLEMENT - substances used to enhance athletic performance. These maninly include vitamins, minerals, amino acids etc.

Water - makes up approx 60-70% of the body. it regulates:

1. Body temperature

2. heart rate

3. transport of essential nutrients

Dehydration - increased perceived effort, decreases level of performance, impairs concentration/judgement.

CARBOHYDRATES

  • provide muscles with main source for ATP resynthesis.
  • starches stored as glycogen in the liver and muscle cells
  • sugars stored as glucose in the blood
  • glycogen + glucose are broken doen by the anaerobic glycolytic system and the aerobic system.
  • atheltes often eat a diet high in carbs / do carb loading prior to a big event.

PROTEINS

  • made of amino

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alexyclark

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Very useful article, which really shows and explains about fats, carbohydrates and proteins, really, if you follow this scheme, you will definitely not get extra weight and you will use all the elements that are useful for you.it is also very useful to go through a detox program, I do it every three months, to get rid of toxins and also lose excess weight (I always use advice from this article) https://betterme.world/articles/lose-5-pounds-in-3-days-detox/ my family also follow it
alexyclark

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very useful article, which really shows and explains about fats, carbohydrates and proteins, really, if you follow this scheme, you will definitely not get extra weight and you will use all the elements that are useful for you.it is also very useful to go through a detox program, I do it every three months, to get rid of toxins and also lose excess weight (I always use advice from this article) https://betterme.world/articles/lose-5-pounds-in-3-days-detox/ my family also follow it
alexyclark

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my family also follow it