Study: Potato as effective as carbohydrate gels for boosting athletic performance
- Kinesiology and Community Health
- College of Applied Health Sciences
- University of Illinois
- Nicholas Burd
Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study led by Kinesiology and Community Health assistant professor Nicholas Burd found.