These recommendations are for the average person who exercises for general health and fitness, has no unique physiological needs and goals are modest. Athletes will have special considerations and will not be discussed here. For the average person who exercises regularly focus on the following:
Deciding what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat can be cumbersome during your daily life. Add in exercise and it becomes a puzzle. Folks from Precision Nutrition have simplified it in an illustration called an “infographic”. It takes into account nutrition for gender, certain body types and goals . The challenges and goals of an ectomorph are different from an mesomorph or an endomorph.
- Eliminating nutrient deficiencies
- Proper portion size
- Eating right for your body type
- Food quality