Jacqueline Birtwisle |

Sugar: pure, white and deadly?

Nutritionist Jacqueline Birtwisle spotlights sugar: should it be avoided or is it a useful carbohydrate energy for rowers?

We hear all the time about the importance of limiting sugar in our diet, but isn’t sugar a form of carbohydrate that fuels the muscle in exercise? So, how does this translate for trained athletes and those regularly undertaking endurance and strength training?

How do we know how much is okay and what is not okay?

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