Title

A food pyramid for swiss athletes

Publication Date

2008

Abstract

The article presents an interview with Samuel Mettler, a sports nutritionist who helped to develop the Swiss Food Guide Pyramid for Athletes. He discusses his involvement with the Swiss Society for Nutrition, the benefits of using a simple model such as a pyramid for communicating nutritional guidelines, and the difficulties inherent in crafting general recommendations which could apply to athletes from widely different sports.

Document Type

Journal Article

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