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The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Nutrition
     

The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Nutrition

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by Patricia A. Deuster
 

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The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Nutrition was originally developed for Navy SEAL trainees to help them meet the rigorous demands of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community. This comprehensive guide covers all the basics of physical well-being as well as advice for the specific challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities. With a

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The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Nutrition was originally developed for Navy SEAL trainees to help them meet the rigorous demands of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community. This comprehensive guide covers all the basics of physical well-being as well as advice for the specific challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities. With a special emphasis on nutrition and healthy eating, everyone will benefit from these tried and true methods of guiding your body to peak physical condition.

Topics covered include:

  • The relationship between energy expenditure and energy intake
  • Body size and body mass index
  • Energy-providing macronutrients and micronutrients
  • When and how much to drink
  • Healthy snacking
  • Nutritional considerations for endurance activities and strength training
  • Food for the field

 Compiled by physicians and physiologists chosen for their intimate knowledge of the NSW and SEAL community, this manual is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to boost his or her health, nutrition, and general well-being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781626362673
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
03/25/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
858,170
File size:
8 MB

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Meet the Author

Patricia A. Deuster, PhD, MPH is an associate professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. She has conducted more than fifteen years of research in the area of sports nutrition and exercise physiology and has published numerous papers on the U.S. Navy SEALs.

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The U. S. Navy SEAL Guide to Nutrition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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The book is great its helping me out a lot.