Sport Nutrition Comfort Foods; Do They Exist?

Sport Nutrition Comfort Foods; Do They Exist?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Comfort foods are usually associated with warm, rich, butter filled goodness. Certainly foods like homemade macaroni and cheese, fettuccine Alfredo and cheesy lasagna have a place in the athletes diet.  The key is not whether or not to have them, it is WHEN. Timing is everything! […]

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High Performance Nutrition For Football Is As Easy as 1…2…3

High Performance Nutrition For Football Is As Easy as 1…2…3

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address When most people think of fall, they think of brightly colored leaves and pumpkin pie; but here at WINforum we think of one thing: FOOTBALL!  And with football comes fueling football players. So what is a high performance nutrition plan for football players?  As always, we […]

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Back to School… The High Performance Lunch

Back to School… The High Performance Lunch

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Getting ready for back to school means packing food — a lot of it.  Here at WINforum we work hard to create high performance lunch ideas that are easy to fix and satisfy even the pickiest customers. Lunch serves as the primary fuel source for after school […]

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4 Tips: How Weight Change Impacts Athletic Performance

4 Tips: How Weight Change Impacts Athletic Performance

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address As a Sports Dietitian, every day in my office athletes want to change their bodies. Whether they want to “get BIG” or “lean out,” each goal comes with its own challenges.  Many athletes strive to find the “perfect” body for their performance, when in many cases […]

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9 Sports Nutrition Tips for Eating After Late Night Games

9 Sports Nutrition Tips for Eating After Late Night Games

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address It’s late. The hangries (hungry + angry) have taken over.  And “WHAT’S FOR DINNER!!?” has become the phrase that pains.  What will you feed your exhausted athletes who have just arrived home from a grueling 3 hour practice? WINforum to the rescue! Here at WINforum we […]

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Sport Nutrition FAQs: Answering Athletes’ Most Popular Questions

Sport Nutrition FAQs: Answering Athletes’ Most Popular Questions

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address At WINforum, we love hearing your questions about sports nutrition for performance!  We compiled our most frequently asked questions (FAQs) and posed them to local sports nutrition experts.  Here are the facts… What should I eat for breakfast? “First, get in the habit of eating breakfast every […]

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Complete Protein for Vegetarians [and everyone else]

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address It’s easy to get enough protein without eating animals, but the doubters often have another concern: Are these meat-free protein sources complete?   The term “complete protein” refers to amino acids, the building blocks of protein. There are 20 different amino acids that can form a protein, and […]

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7 Tips to Fueling Athletes Who Compete All Day

7 Tips to Fueling Athletes Who Compete All Day

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address When you have an athlete who competes in day long events like swim meets, tennis matches, soccer tournaments, and the like, you have to be prepared. The last thing you want is for your athlete eating candy out of the concession stand! You can help your […]

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The Power of Beans

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address It’s time to hop aboard the bean bandwagon because beans are high in protein and soluble fiber, and a good source of vitamins and minerals. They also are an essential source of protein, iron and zinc for vegetarians. Diets rich in soluble fiber are associated with […]

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