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Jacques Décombaz


Science graduate from the University of Lausanne and a graduate in nutrition from the University of Cambridge (GB), carried out research at the Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne (Switzerland); 21st International prize for modern food, on the theme of sports nutrition  (1988); Prize for Sports Science from the President of the International Olympic Committee for his work on carnitine (1993). Expert in outdoor endurance sport.

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15.11.2014 Jacques Décombaz
Twenty years ago, many scientists agreed: biochemistry and nutrition would boost performance in sport. Hundreds of studies and an avalanche of new food supplements seemed to prove them right.
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