Athletes and Milk: 3 Myths About Lactose Intolerance

Athletes and Milk: 3 Myths About Lactose Intolerance

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Perhaps you have been held captive by a myth or two about dairy in your diet?  As an expert in sports nutrition and a lactose intolerant athlete, I am here to share not only the research-based science behind lactose intolerance, but also what works for me […]

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Top Tips to Remember for Optimal Bone Health for Athletes

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Athlete Scenario I am an 18-year-old, female, long-distance runner. I read that female runners may have weak and fragile bones compared to other athletes. How can I keep my bones strong and healthy and help prevent injury? Goals for Achieving Optimal Bone Health: Obtain adequate calcium and […]

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Lowfat chocolate milk or Refuel?

Lowfat chocolate milk or Refuel?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address By Kristi Tamaki, RD / WINForum ContributorScroll to the “The Bottom Line” Have you noticed something chocolate-y in the milk fridge?  It calls itself chocolate milk, it looks like some of the other bottles of chocolate milk, but it says “Refuel” on it.  We already know that chocolate milk works and […]

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Pre- & Post-Workout Snacks

Pre- & Post-Workout Snacks

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Fueling your body before and after a strenuous workout is crucial for minimizing soreness and re-energizing your muscles. After a long training run or a high-intensity cardio day at the gym, your body is depleted of its stored energy, and your muscles need to replenish this glycogen as […]

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Milk for Weight Loss

Milk for Weight Loss

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Overview Calcium, protein, vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin B12, potassium, riboflavin, niacin and phosphorus. You would need to consume a glass of orange juice, a glass of vitamin-enhanced water, a swig of an energy drink, half of a scoop of soy protein powder and six glasses […]

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Are You Drinking Enough Milk?

Are You Drinking Enough Milk?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Not enough children and teens drink low-fat milk, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals.Drinking milk is important for children’s bone health, but CDC experts advise that although young people need the calcium, vitamin D and other nutrients found in […]

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Understanding Milk

Understanding Milk

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Authored by Sheryl Kraft of HealthyWomen.org. I have milk on the brain lately. It all started this past weekend when my dad was visiting. I went food shopping (as I always do before his visits—he loves to eat!) and picked up some almond milk, after hearing […]

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Got Milk After Workouts?

Got Milk After Workouts?

Subscribe to the WINforum Blog via Email Email Address Excerpts taken from “New Studies Reinforce Benefits of Drinking Lowfat Chocolate Milk After a Tough Workout” of MedicalNewsToday.com New research suggests an effective recovery drink may already be in your refrigerator: lowfat chocolate milk. Grabbing lowfat chocolate milk after a tough workout helped give both trained […]

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