Podcast: The Gender Inequality of Sports Nutrition

While the rise of sports nutrition has undoubtedly been a success story, the industry has faced plenty of controversy and a new issue has reared its head: the discrepancy in research and products for male and female athletes.

While the rise of sports nutrition has undoubtedly been a success story, the industry has faced plenty of controversy and a new issue has reared its head: the discrepancy in research and products for male and female athletes. Initially, it appears men and women wouldn’t need different sports nutrition as gender has no bearing on needing to stay hydrated, support training or to recover as everyone needs protein, amino acids, anti-oxidants, etc. Jade Mitchell-Ross speaks with Dr Susan Kleiner, acclaimed scientist and nutritional consultant, who cuts through the noise surrounding the gender inequality in sports nutrition and advocates for a fairer future.

 

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