As a sports dietitian, I have to admit I have had many conversations with players peewee to pro that go something like this: Player: “I don’t like that!” Me: “Have you actually ever tried it?” Player: “No, but I know I won’t like it. It looks weird.” Me: “Well maybe you should try a bite… Read More Up Your Nutrient Game With These 5 Foods!
When it comes to eating around training, it is really based on how much training you are doing. It doesn’t matter if you are a serious athlete or an everyday moderate exerciser, shaping your plate around your activity level is essential to help you meet your goals and maintain a healthy weight. Here are 5… Read More 5 Ways to Shape Your Plate Based on How You Train
From magazines to celebrity interviews to the news, diet myths and fads pop up daily. “Drink this, cut out that, don’t eat after 6pm, put butter in your coffee, etc.” fills the headlines on a daily basis. These myths confuse people into thinking that losing weight and/or being healthy is about doing one thing. Nothing… Read More 5 Bikini Body Diet Myths to Ditch
Many of you are probably hitting the road for some mid-summer vacations! Lots of traveling means lots of eating on the road in hotels, planes, trains, busses, locker rooms and the like. Whether you travel for work, family fun or to your kids’ sports tournaments, be sure to get a grip on your travel eating.… Read More Fueling a Nutrient-Rich Vacation
July = HOT!!! Like 100 degrees plus in Dallas every day! Even the low temperature is in the 80’s. With an increased temp comes a higher importance on chilling down with fluids to stay hydrated. Hydration provides fluid to the body, but cold fluids can also help cool down the body’s temperature from the inside… Read More 4 Ways to Hydrate This 4th of July