Episode 126 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses iron considerations for the athlete with Dr Peter Peeling (The University of Western Australia).


Discussion topics include:

  • Iron and its importance in health & performance
  • Defining iron deficiency in athletes
  • Contributing factors to iron deficiency
  • Assessing iron deficiency
  • How iron deficiency impacts performance
  • Nutrition strategies to prevent and correct iron deficiency


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