Type 1 diabetes For athletes living with type 1 diabetes, the cells of the pancreas that make insulin are destroyed…Read More
Athletes of all levels can be troubled by uncomfortable symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, wind and altered bowel movements,…Read More
What are eating disorders?
Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and EDNOS (Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) are clinically diagnosed psychological illnesses affecting health and performance. Restricted food intakes, episodes of binge eating, as well as distress or excessive concern about body shape or weight, poor self-worth and feelings of guilt or control are commonly associated with eating disorders.Read More
Elite and recreational athletes, particularly female, adolescent or vegetarian athletes, involved in regular intensive training programs can be at risk of developing iron deficiency.Read More
Weight loss is typically achieved by strategies that consistently result in a lower energy intake relative to the energy used. New or fad low carb diets—like Atkins or Paleo—can seem attractive, but evidence of their effectiveness over the long term is limited.Read More
Diabetes mellitus (Diabetes) is a chronic medical condition where there too much glucose in the blood due to the absence…Read More