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Expanding Your Sports Diet: Seeds and Grains

Expanding Your Sports Diet: Seeds and Grains

The Athlete’s Kitchen Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD     December 2012   Times have changed from when we used to joke about folks who ate “nuts and berries.” Today’s athletes routinely enjoy nuts and berries and are now looking for ways to notch up their diets with more seeds (such as flax and chia) and

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Editorial Published On Anti-Dope Testing In Sport

Editorial Published On Anti-Dope Testing In Sport

Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal may be considered by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as “more extensive than any previously revealed in professional sports history,” but a new editorial in The FASEB Journal by USADA’s Larry D. Bowers shows that it is clearly not the first. Read the full article here

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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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The Best Vegetables

The Best Vegetables

Here are some cruciferous vegetables that are high in vitamins and minerals that you should try such as colar greens and kale

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Exercise, Injury & Creatine: Updates from ACSM

Exercise, Injury & Creatine: Updates from ACSM

Each year, more than 5.000 health professionals gather at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM; www.acsm.org). At this year’s meeting (Denver, June 1-4, 2011), exercise physiologists, sports medicine doctors, and sports nutritionists shared their research and offered updates. Here are three updates that might be of interest. The power of

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Nancy Clark’s Recipes for Athletes

Nancy Clark’s Recipes for Athletes

With over 500,000 copies sold, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook is clearly the top-selling sports nutrition book on the market. Nancy Clark is one of the nation’s leading sports nutritionists and is respected for her ability to translate nutrition confusion into winning food tips

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Big On Nutrition

Big On Nutrition

A look by Points Sports Health at the importance of good nutrition for sports, and for life

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Proper Hydration for Athletes and Exercisers

Proper Hydration for Athletes and Exercisers

A Points Sports Health original video with tips on how to hydrate correctly during sports and fitness activities.

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Washington Freedom Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

Washington Freedom Peanut Butter Cereal Bars

This bar has long been a favorite of players of all ages and abilities. Youth team enthusiastically devour them pre- or post-game a healthier alternative to cookies. Although almost half the calories are from fat, that fat is from heart-healthy unsaturated fats in the peanut butter and sunflower seed. If you use pre-sweentened cereal, cut

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Protein-power

Protein-power

I recently had the pleasure of listening to a talk by exercise physiologist John Ivy, PhD of the University of Texas, Austin. Dr. Ivy has done a lot of sports nutrition research. Here are a few of his key points that might be of interest

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