Do you know an athlete who may be taking healthy eating to the extreme? This self-test includes questions to help identify if they have gone too far and developed orthorexia… more »
by Elaine Wanstreet, MEd, RDThe main goals of nutrition during recovery from an injury is to preserve lean mass and strength, promote healing, maintain energy balance, reduce inflammation, and stay on track for projected 'return... more »
Although popular among teen athletes, doctors at an Ohio hospital say protein powder consumption isn’t necessary and, in some cases, can be dangerous… more »
Doctors at an Ohio hospital have seen an increase in emergency room visits by high school athletes who have consumed too much protein powder.
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A fueling station allows athletes to include fast, nutritious snacks into their schedules. Here’s how Stony Brook University created one within budget… more »
Athletes eliminating junk food in favor of fruits and vegetables might sound great. But an obsession with clean eating has a name — orthorexia — and can have debilitating consequences… more »
By: Lauren Link, RD, CSSD As the field of sports nutrition has evolved, and research shows the importance of optimized nutrition for athletic performance, more and more athletic programs have recognized the important role that... more »
The University of Wisconsin recently teamed up with the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research to create a new sports recovery drink for the school’s student-athletes.
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