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Sports Nutrition News from The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Sports Nutrition News from The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD Nov 2012 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association; the nation’s largest group of food and nutrition professionals) recently convened in Philadelphia (Oct., 2012). The following highlights from that conference may shed new light on ways for you to optimize your sports

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Should We Enable Obesity?

Should We Enable Obesity?

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD  October 2012 The joke goes like this: Americans don’t need to build bombs. We just need to export all of our junk food and spread obesity to the rest of the world so we all self-destruct together. Ha-ha-ha. But it’s not really funny, is it. It’s

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For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

For Skinny Athletes: How to Gain Weight Healthfully

If you are among the few skinny folks who have a hard time bulking up, you may be feeling frustrated you can’t do something as simple as gain a few pounds

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How Many Carbs Do Athletes Need?

How Many Carbs Do Athletes Need?

I’ve cut back on bread, potato and pasta. My muscles feel tired a lot. How many carbs do I need?

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What’s New in the Healthy Food Scene?

What’s New in the Healthy Food Scene?

Here’s a peek at a few new healthful foods (well, some are new and some are forgotten treasures) that taste good, are good-for-you, and can add variety to your daily sports diet

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Yummy Gifts from the Kitchen

Who doesn’t like a yummy gift of homemade food! Whether you give a certificate for breakfast in bed or fill a tin with trail mix, food gifts are welcome treats for hungry athletes. These

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Where to Find Quality Sports Nutrition Information

Where to Find Quality Sports Nutrition Information

A list of different quality websites, textbooks, journals and nutrition books for sports nutrition information.

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Eggs for Athletes?

Yes, eggs can be a good part of an athlete’s diet! Although eggs have been given a bad rap because the yolk is high in cholesterol and has been thought to elevate blood cholesterol

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Why Is Weight Loss So Hard…?

Why Is Weight Loss So Hard…?

Nutrition Tip from author Nancy Clark on why weight loss is so hard for athletes and what can be done.

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Soccer—where did those ladies get their energy?

Soccer—where did those ladies get their energy?

If you watched the USA Women’s World Championship Soccer Games, you couldn’t have

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