Food Science (for runners)


My brother-in-law (whom is a marathon runner) found this great article on the Runner’s World website…he thought it would be a great addition to my blog.

Below are a few food science related statements. Think to yourself whether you believe the statement is true or false. Post your answers as comments, then visit the website to read up on whether you are food science saavy!

Blueberries protect you on long runs

A pint of beer helps prevent colds

Pint of Beer

photo from Kristy Wigglesworth/ Associated Press

Ice baths hinder muscle refueling

Chocolate milk helps you lose bodyfat

Many athletes are vitamin D deficient

Visit Runner’s World for the entire article. Enjoy and have a healthy day!


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