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Applying learnings from top athlete diets to mainstream sports [On-demand webinar]

Top athletes nowadays are aware that their daily nutrition is of importance for their sports performance. Diet and training programs need to be carefully tuned. Not all athletes are confident with this tuning, despite advice they get from coaches and dietitians. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn more.

Concerns exist about tuning the intake of carbohydrates, proteins and other nutrients across the day in relation to the planned exercise and its recovery. The available scientific knowledge is complex and consequently applying that knowledge into the daily diets is difficult. In contrast, the sports nutrition market is mainly composed of one-nutrient solutions, not facilitating a well-balanced choice. A science-based concept is presented that will improve the daily nutritional support of athletes.

Speaker:

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Dr Jan de Vries - Consultant Nutrition & Health- De Vries Nutrition Solutions & Nutrition Consultants Cooperative     

Jan de Vries has a background in Biology, Human nutrition and Pharmacology. In 2010, after 4 years' governmental and 20 years' industrial experience, he started his consultancy, De Vries Nutrition Solutions, to support organisations and industries in the application of nutrition sciences in food innovation. Jan joined the Nutrition Consultants Cooperative in 2017 to share forces for complex projects in that nutrition and health innovation area.  Furthermore, Jan volunteers in several international scientific initiatives, such as working groups extending on the Dutch initiative, Nutrition in Transition, that he initiated in 2015 with Prof. Feskens, the Healthgrain Forum and the Whole Grain Initiative.

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