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    Easy meals for busy people

    You’re busy. But you need to eat! First, have some ingredients on hand that could be easily gathered to make a meal. Pre-washed salad greens Chicken: Pre-cooked bites, rotisserie, Just Bare Nuggets (taste like Chick-Fil-A!), grilled breast, canned, etc. Canned or pouch tuna or salmon Frozen veggies & fruit Easy…

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    Are greens powders worth it?

    Are greens powders worth it? As a sports dietitian, I have specialized training in supplements and their indicated use. And I have NEVER recommended a greens powder to any client. Why? It seems healthy! Isn’t it a good way to get extra nutrients? Or what if you are not a…

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    How much protein can your body absorb in one meal?

    Can your body only absorb 30 grams of protein at a time? You may have heard that your body needs 20-40 grams of protein at each meal in order to optimize muscle protein synthesis (this is the body’s system of rebuilding, synthesizing, and repairing skeletal muscle). Overall protein intake recommendations…

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    Sports Nutrition

    Cold vs. Heat Therapy and Contrast Bath

    What is better: hot or cold therapy? Sauna tents, cold plunges, ice baths, heat packs…what is best? And do you need both, like with contrast bathing where you alternate hot and cold therapy? It all depends on the circumstances and your goals! Does heat or cold reduce inflammation? Cold can…

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    Sports Nutritionsupplements

    How to tell if your supplement is safe

    Is your supplement safe?Ā  A review of supplement data inĀ NutrientsĀ (Martinez-Sans et al., 2017) showed that between 12-58% of supplements sampled and tested were contaminated. The supplement industry is largely unregulated, leading to false claims on labels. A customer will never know if what is in the bottle is on the…

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