308: Carbohydrates—Their Role in Changing Body Composition, Weight Management and Performance

Time Block F - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Session Format: Lecture

This session will present evidence-based information on the importance and effect of consuming carbohydrates before, during and after exercise. The importance of type, quantity, form and timing of carbohydrate ingestion will also be reviewed. The impact of carbohydrate intake on body composition, appetite and weight management will be addressed. Participants will learn the truth about some common carbohydrate myths and learn ways to better educate their clients about carbohydrates in general.


Jenna Bell, PhD, RD, LD

IDEA Author/Presenter
Jenna A. Bell, PhD, RD, CSSD, holds a doctorate degree in exercise science and a master’s degree i... more less

Steven Hertzler, PhD, RD

IDEA Author/Presenter
I am a Senior Research Scientist at Abbott Nutrition, working with EAS Sports Nutrition. I have a B... more less