13b – Umahro Cadogan on Functional Nutrition for Athletes and Recovery from Injury

13b – Umahro Cadogan on Functional Nutrition for Athletes and Recovery from Injury

A Denmark native, Umahro Cadogan is a former adjunct professor of Nutrition and Functional Medicine at the University of Western States. He also works directly with individuals and groups including professional athletes and military as a nutritional therapist, and he is a well-known author, chef, and lecturer on the topics of nutrition and functional medicine in Denmark and around the world.
 
In part a of this episode, we talked about how Umahro got into nutrition and functional medicine and his general approach to improving nutrition.
 
In this episode, we discuss:
  • Umahro’s nutrition advice for athletes
  • Changes to macro and micronutrient intake he recommends for athletes
  • Sports nutrition supplements
  • The role of nutrition and supplementation after injury
  • Recommended training and rehab for tendons and ligaments
  • Three things he does on a regular basis that have the biggest positive impact on his health
  • One thing he struggles to implement that could have a big impact on his health
  • What a healthy life looks like to him
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You can follow Umahro on his website, FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. 
 

 
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Disclaimer: This podcast is meant to share the experiences of various individuals. It does not provide medical advice, and it is not a substitute for advice from your physician or health care professional.

This post was originally published on November 3, 2015.

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