American Univesity of Beirut

FAFS’ Laura Hjeij interviewed by Al Araby 2 TV on “Sports Nutrition & How to fight age-related Sarcopenia”

Ms. Laura Hjeij, Instructor at the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at FAFS, was interviewed by Al Araby 2 TV to discuss Sports Nutrition and how to fight age-related Sarcopenia (Jan 24).

Ms. Hjeij highlighted the effect of nutrition on sports performance among the general population; it distinguished between the recommended meals for cardio exercises versus meals to be consumed pre/post weight-resistance training. Questions related to exercising on empty stomach and the health effects of sports drinks were addressed. The interview concluded with presenting the strategies to combat age-related Sarcopenia.

For access to full interview, please click here.


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