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What Model of Nutrition Can Be Recommended to People Ending Their Professional Sports Career? An Analysis of the Mediterranean Diet and the CRON Diet in the Context of Former Athletes

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Department of Human Nutrition and Metabolomics, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, 71-460 Szczecin, Poland
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Department of Diabetology and Internal Diseases, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, 72-010 Police, Poland
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Department of Molecular Biology, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sports, 80-307 Gdansk, Poland
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Department of Hematology, Transplantation and Internal Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland
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Nutrients 2020, 12(12), 3604; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123604
Received: 16 October 2020 / Revised: 19 November 2020 / Accepted: 21 November 2020 / Published: 24 November 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sport Nutrition for Athletes)
Athletes who retire from their sporting career face an increase in body weight, leading to overweight or obesity. Simultaneously, a significant number of these athletes meet the criteria of metabolic syndrome. The available literature does not offer clearly defined standards of nutrition for the discussed group of people. In this situation, it seems advisable to develop different standards of dietary behavior typical of athletes finishing their sports careers. For this purpose, the study analyzed two types of diets: the Mediterranean diet and the Calorie Restriction with Optimal Nutrition (CRON) diet based on significant calorie restrictions. Both diets seem to meet the requirements of this group of people. View Full-Text
Keywords: sport nutrition; elderly athletes sport nutrition; elderly athletes
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Hołowko-Ziółek, J.; Cięszczyk, P.; Biliński, J.; Basak, G.W.; Stachowska, E. What Model of Nutrition Can Be Recommended to People Ending Their Professional Sports Career? An Analysis of the Mediterranean Diet and the CRON Diet in the Context of Former Athletes. Nutrients 2020, 12, 3604. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123604

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Hołowko-Ziółek J, Cięszczyk P, Biliński J, Basak GW, Stachowska E. What Model of Nutrition Can Be Recommended to People Ending Their Professional Sports Career? An Analysis of the Mediterranean Diet and the CRON Diet in the Context of Former Athletes. Nutrients. 2020; 12(12):3604. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123604

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Hołowko-Ziółek, Joanna, Paweł Cięszczyk, Jarosław Biliński, Grzegorz W. Basak, and Ewa Stachowska. 2020. "What Model of Nutrition Can Be Recommended to People Ending Their Professional Sports Career? An Analysis of the Mediterranean Diet and the CRON Diet in the Context of Former Athletes" Nutrients 12, no. 12: 3604. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12123604

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