Archive for Category: "Nutrition Tip"

Pancakes—Sports fuel!

Pancakes—Sports fuel!

Whether you want to recover from an early morning practice or an afternoon game, pancakes are a fun source of carbs to refuel your muscles

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Nature’s Recovery Drink

Nature’s Recovery Drink

Chocolate milk is an ideal post-workout beverage, because every serving contains the nutrition needed to promote effective recovery after exercise

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Brazilian-inspired cuisine

Brazilian-inspired cuisine

EAT LIKE A BRAZILIAN–An explanation of Brazilian cuisine and how it applies to a healthy diet. The advent of summer brings to mind barbequed cuisine.

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Are you getting your fruits and vegetables?

Are you getting your fruits and vegetables?

Some of the most valuable building blocks of any diet, but especially the sports diet, are the carbohydrates provided by fruits and vegetable

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Celebrate sporting events with healthy snacks

Celebrate sporting events with healthy snacks

Boston Breakers’ Black Bean Spinach Dip

A tasty dip that serves as a helpful recovery food because it is rich in both carbohydrates and protein. Eat it along with some baked chips.

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Protein for your sports diet

Protein for your sports diet

There is significant debate among nutritionists and sports health experts about the topic of protein as part of an athletes diet.

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Feeding for fatigue

Feeding for fatigue

Smart nutrition can keep you in the game, and competitive until the final whistle. This is most apparent in youth sports, where children need to fuel their bodies to keep them going for the duration of a game, especially during overtime

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Sports and Hydration

Sports and Hydration

Summer sports—or any activity in the heat—mean a constant and essential focus on hydration. Particularly among youth players, there are often questions not only on HOW MUCH to drink (probably more than you are currently consuming), but also WHAT to drink.

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Wrestlers Diet

Whether the focus is on dropping to a lower weight or staying strong through diet, wrestlers have many questions on what they should eat. We have the answers

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Avoiding the Afternoon Slump

Learn how to overcome the “munchies” with these healthy snacks and other nutrition tips from Points Sports Health

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