As a nutritionist and avid long distance hiker, I have spent many nights along the trail answering questions related to nutrition and endurance. Based on my sabbatical research and personal experience, I have compiled answers to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions). I hope this information helps you Pack Light, Eat Right.
For information on any of the following topics, click on the subject below.
|How to Avoid Hitting the Wall: Sugars, Endurance and Training -- Snacks||Getting enough Minerals.|
|Minimize Pack Weight and Feed Active Muscles--Keep the Fat in!||Recipes for the Trail.|
|Getting Enough Protein.||Adjusting to Extreme Conditions--extreme heat, cold, elevation, and rainy days.|
|Water & Salt.||Living off the Land: Edible Plants.|
|Getting your Vitamins.||Saving Fuel, Money & Time: Tips on Dehydrating Food.|
All material covered by Copyright by Brenda L. Braaten, 1998.
This came from http://www.frc.mass.edu/bbraate/packlite/ via archive.org
Want more specific info? Contact B. Braaten, Ph.D., R.D.