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For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The IOPN (Institute of Performance Nutrition) "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition & related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

Jan 16, 2020

Episode 128 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Ketogenic Diet and Athletes" with Dr Fionn McSwiney (Dublin City University, Ireland).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Defining ketogenic and low-carb diets
  • Potential benefits, limitations, and relevance of ketogenic diets to athletes
  • Differentiating elite and non-elite athletes and differing types of training and events as it relates to training, performance and metabolism and how that relates to ketogenic diets and impact on athletes
  • Exploring the evidence on ketogenic diets and athletes
  • Potential practical applications for the ketogenic diet in athletes

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