A food pyramid for swiss athletes
Burke, L. (2008). A food pyramid for swiss athletes. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism,18(4), 430-437. United States of America: Human Kinetics Publishers Inc.. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1123/ijsnem.18.4.430
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.