Breakfast

Nutrition Tip: Mom Was Right About Breakfast

In this month’s nutrition tip, we are discussing breakfast, which your mother always told you was the most important meal of the day. We hope you listened. In our nutrition acronym FASTER, breakfast is the S — “Start With Breakfast.” After six to eight hours of fasting in your sleep, your metabolism has slowed down Read more about Nutrition Tip: Mom Was Right About Breakfast[…]

Proteins

Nutrition tip: Power up with protein

Protein is an essential nutrient for performance. It aids in muscle repair and growth, hormone production, immune system function and energy production. Protein should make up 15 to 30 percent of your daily caloric intake. That translates to 0.8-0.9 grams per pound of body weight. Eating more protein does not mean building more muscle. Protein Read more about Nutrition tip: Power up with protein[…]

Bread

Nutrition tip: Carbs fuel body and mind

Last month, we covered a big-picture approach to nutrition. Now, we’ll begin a deeper dive into the nutrients we need. The first is carbohydrates. Carbs are your main source of energy. Besides providing energy to our muscles, they also fuel the brain, which leads to an increase in concentration and improved performance. There are four Read more about Nutrition tip: Carbs fuel body and mind[…]