Part of the fun of running is comparing yourself to other people. (Why else would sites like Strava and Athlinks exist?) If you’d like to go beyond PRs and compare your eating habits to those of the general populace, a review published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will let you do just that.
The review encompasses six national surveys taken over the past 40 years. The earliest took place between 1971 and 1974 and the most recent took place between 2007 and 2010. Here, a few of the more interesting highlights of the (extremely detailed) review:
See the rest of the article at: Runner’s World Newswire.