Episode 132 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses nutrition and athlete bone health with Professor Craig Sale PhD (Nottingham Trent University, UK) and Dr Kirsty Elliot-Sale PhD, Nottingham Trent University, UK).


Discussion topics include:

  • Overview of bone, bone health and relevance to athletes
  • Bone as a “nutritionally modifiable tissue”
  • Nutritional influences on bone structure and health
  • Energy Availability and RED-s
  • Protein and bone
  • Vitamin D
  • Diet quality and the food matrix
  • Feeding strategies and acute exercise


Key paper(s) discussed / referred to: