1. Rosenbloom, Christine PhD, RD


Athletes are more interested in nutrition to fuel peak performance than ever before. Unfortunately, too often, they get the wrong message about what to eat and when to eat and seek information from unqualified practitioners. Sports nutrition research has elucidated the need for macronutrients during various phases of training and competition, but there is still a long way to go in understanding the nuances of fueling athletes. This article reviews the most current guidelines for carbohydrate, protein, and fat needs for athletes-from the elite to the recreational