2005 News From the American Dietetic Association

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At ADA’s annual meeting registered dietitians presented the following information that addresses some of the nutrition questions and concerns of health-conscious exercisers and competitive athletes.

The Athlete’s Kitchen
Copyright: Nancy Clark, November 2005

If you are confused by the plethora of nutrition information that filters into the media, you can look to the American Dietetic Association as a trusted resource for answers to your questions (www.eatright.org). At ADA’s annual meeting (St. Louis, Oct. 22-25, ‘05), registered dietitians presented the following information that addresses some of the nutrition questions and concerns of health-conscious exercisers and competitive athletes.

Eating out
If you are like most active people, you find yourself eating fewer home-cooked meals and buying more meals prepared away from home. In fact, we are eating away from home twice as often compared to 1970. We are also eating two to five times larger portions than in 1970:

  • The once 8-ounce portion of soda pop at 7-Eleven stores is now a 64-ounce Double Gulp (600 calories). [.....]

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Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, an internationally known sports nutritionist and nutrition author, is a registered dietitian (RD) who specializes in nutrition for exercise, health and the nutritional management of eating disorders.

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Nancy Clark, MS, RD, an internationally known sports nutritionist and nutrition author, is a registered dietitian (RD) who specializes in nutrition for exercise, health and the nutritional management of eating disorders.

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