LiveStrong: Fat an important part of female runners' diets

Release Date: August 26, 2010

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An article on LiveStrong.com about proper nutrition for female runners reports a study conducted at UB showed that athletic women's bodies require fat to promote brain function and energy, and a study of 87 female runners led by Peter Horvath, associate professor of nutrition, reported that the women with the most injuries over a year were those who ate the lowest calories from fat.

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