Pack Light, Eat Right
Nutritional recommendations for backpackers and other endurance
As a nutritionist and avid long distance hiker, I have spent many nights
along the trail answering questions related to nutrition and endurance.
Based on my sabbatical research and personal experience, I have compiled
answers to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions). I hope this information helps
you Pack Light, Eat Right.
For information on any of the following topics, click on the subject
|How to Avoid Hitting the Wall: Sugars, Endurance and
Training -- Snacks
||Getting enough Minerals.
|Minimize Pack Weight and Feed Active Muscles--Keep the
||Recipes for the Trail.
|Getting Enough Protein.
||Adjusting to Extreme Conditions--extreme
heat, cold, elevation, and rainy days.
|Water & Salt.
||Living off the Land: Edible Plants.
|Getting your Vitamins.
||Saving Fuel, Money & Time:
Tips on Dehydrating Food.
All material covered by Copyright by
Brenda L. Braaten, 1998, 2004.
Want more specific info? Contact Brenda
L. Braaten, Ph.D., R.D.