Nutraceuticals for Healthy Sporting

Nutraceuticals for Healthy Sporting

Harish Mudila (Lovely Professional University, India), Parteek Prasher (University of Petroleum and Energy Study, India), Beena Khati (Kumaun University, India), Satyendra Kumar (G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India) and Himanshu Punetha (G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2970-5.ch004
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Abstract

Sport nourishment is one of the most promptly and constantly evolving area, these dietary supplements are marketed for muscle building, recovery or to improve athletic performance. Consumers use nutraceuticals as fat burners and to find competitive edge in sports. These supplements may include plant extract, carbohydrates, proteins, etc. For elite sport person, energy expenditure during heavy drill may be enormous thus nutritive supplements or sports drink acts as an ergogenic aid in augmenting performance, recovery and improve rough training adaptations. Apart from regular consumption of nutraceuticals/drugs it is mandatory for a individual to maintain an energy balance through strategic food habit, prudent training and refueling. Apart from health benefits drugs can generate various side effects like hypertension, addiction, dependency on supplements, etc., so it is obligatory for the sport professionals to have through awareness of scientific value of articles and endorsements regarding nutraceuticals and workouts so as to keep themselves isolated from marketing puff.
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Essential And Non-Essential Nutrients

Various nutrients present in or as food article are been recognized as health promoters in course of time. Various agencies and administrations over the globe had listed these nutrients imperative in the route to bestow improved health to their citizens by following certain dietary steps.

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