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March 01, 2012

Basketball and Nutrition

The number of calories you need to eat will depend on your body size, intensity of training, cross training, and playing time. A small high school female player training for an hour a day may need only 2,000 calories per day.

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March 01, 2012

Field Hockey & Nutrition

Food consists of 6 key nutrients. Three of these nutrients are referred to as energy nutrients because they provide the calories in food.

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March 01, 2012

Soccer and Nutrition

Soccer is a demanding sport that involves short, intense bursts of activity combined with moderately intense exercise and occasional rest periods. For some players, they may run several miles in a game and sweat losses (and salt) can be excessive in outdoor heat. Both aerobic endurance (cardiovascular) and strength are essential for elite soccer performance.

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March 01, 2012

Do You Need a Nutrition Check-Up?

This is a one-on-one meeting with a registered dietitian (RD). The RD will ask a series of questions, including medically-related and lifestyle questions, and then complete a thorough assessment of your goals and nutritional  needs.  At the end of the “checkup” you will have a better understanding of what you need to do to meet your performance goals.

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March 01, 2012

Supermarket Shopping Basics

Humans are interesting creatures. If we want to plan a vacation we spend hours on the internet and if we want to buy something special, we manage our dollars so we can get what we want, but when it comes to our health, we haphazardly wander through a supermarket with no plan in sight.

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