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The Athlete's Fix
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Table of Contents

IntroductionThe Problem of Food Intolerance
Where the Problem Starts
Understanding Food Intolerances
Athletes & Food Intolerance
Commit to Finding Your Best FoodsFixing Your Diet
Avoid the Unhealthy Foods that Cause Inflammation
Get Your Fill of Healthy Foods
Vegan & Vegetarian Diets
Target Common Intolerances & Sensitivities
Other Types of Intolerance
Testing for Food IntoleranceIdentifying Your Intolerances
Getting Started
Step 1: Adopt a Base Functional Diet
Step 2: Identify Any Other Problematic Foods
Step 3: Reintroduce Foods
Step 4: Repeat As NeededEating for Performance
Carbohydrates Are Vital to Performance
Fat Plays a Crucial Role
Why Athletes Need Protein
Multivitamins & Supplements
A Smart Approach to Sports Foods
Eating Is Not a Numbers GameEating Well for Life
How to Save Money on Healthy Foods
Time-saving Tips to Get You Into the Kitchen
How to Stay the Course on the Base Functional Diet and Beyond
Other Tips for a Lifestyle of Healthy EatingRecipes for the Base Functional Diet
Breakfast (13 recipes)
Lunch & Dinner (16 recipes)
Sweets & Treats (7 recipes)
Sports Foods (6 recipes)
Snacks (4 recipes)
*All 46 Base Functional Diet recipes are free of gluten, grains (except rice), soy, legumes, dairy, sugar, additives, and preservatives.Recipe Index
Food Diary Template
Notes
Index
About the Author

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  • Publicity and advertising in key endurance sports media

  • Publicity in top health/fitness media

About the Author

Pip Taylor, APD, is a certified sports nutritionist, accredited dietitian, and professional triathlete. She earned Australian Under 23 Triathlete of the Year awards before beginning her professional career racing on the international triathlon circuit. She has been a member of the Australian Elite Team and has won and placed on the podium at ITU World Cup races, ITU World Team Championships, and Ironman 70.3 (R) events. She has a B.S. in Life Sciences, a M.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, and a post-graduate Diploma of Sports Nutrition from the International Olympic Committee Medical Commission. Taylor has contributed to books Racing Weight and Hardwired for Fitness and to a variety of media including Triathlete, Triathlon Multisport, Ironman.com, 5150.com, Australian Women's Health and Fitness magazine, Pure Fit radio and podcast, and Marie Claire UK. She offers seminars on health and wellness and sports nutrition.

Reviews

"In her new book The Athlete's Fix, a sports nutritionist and pro triathlete explains how food intolerance and your nutrition could be affecting your performance." - Triathlete magazine"Great insight and recipes inside." -- Mirinda Carfrae, professional triathlete"Pip knows the right formula to find our best foods for performance and health." -- Meredith Kessler, professional triathlete"Pip Taylor is a nutritionist and authority on using proper nutritional habits to get your body race day ready...The Athlete's Fix is ideal for anyone who is looking to improve their nutrition." -- Runners Connect"In this well-written book, Taylor does a great job explaining key concepts and giving understandable directions to turn scientific knowledge into step-by-step guidelines for your particular needs. The Athlete's Fix is the next best thing to have a chat with a dietitian at your kitchen table." - USMS Swimmer"If your digestive tract isn't a fan of storebought drinks, gels, chews and bars, The Athlete's Fix offers ideas to power your run. In her book, Taylor outlines a three-step process...to help you tame your pesky gut." - Women's Running"Taylor's Bacon and Egg Tarts are a total game-changer. [They're] a protein-laden marriage of bacon-wrapped eggs. With their gourmet looks and 15-minute prep time, these tarts are another reason not to skip breakfast." -- Esquire.com"In The Athlete's Fix, Taylor will help you pinpoint your problem foods and then find the ones that will do your body good with her sensible 3-step program." - Simply Gluten Free magazine"On the Tuesday before Kona, we realized it was the milk causing my swelling, inflammation, and breathing difficulties. Luckily, I had Pip Taylor's book The Athlete's Fix with me. It explained pretty much exactly what was going on with me." -- Gina Crawford, professional triathlete"Pip's book is awesomely refreshing." -- Trispecific.com"Pip's book explains how avoid foods that cause inflammation and how to identify food intolerances by adopting a base functional diet, a process of refining your feeding strategies so that your nutrition is optimal for YOU." -- Natural Running Network

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