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Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 3rd Ed. (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Eat Right for Sports and Performance

Sports Dietitians Prep Athletes for Olympics

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What does it take to fuel the strength, speed, endurance and grace of the athletes we see on our TVs? It takes years of training to obtain a coveted spot on an Olympic team, and sports dietitians are part of that team – helping to propel athletes to achieve the Olympic motto: Citius, Altius, Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger).

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Training for a Marathon? Tips to Keep You Going

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It's race day. Marathon day. 26.2 miles. You've been training for the last several months, preparing for everything within your control. One of the biggest factors that will determine how you finish is sports nutrition and how you fuel your body. This single fact alone can be the difference between barely finishing a race and finishing strong.

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Want to Be Fast on Your Feet? Eat Beets!

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Want to run faster? Try borscht. A study by researchers at Saint Louis University, published in the April 2012 issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, shows that eating cooked beets "acutely improves running performance." The key, the study says, is nitrate.

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Get on Your Bike

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Are you looking for a great form of exercise with a small carbon footprint? Then consider adding biking to your weekly fitness routine. Biking is a great way to improve your health and burn calories.

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Eat Right for Sports and Performance

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Whether you're an elite athlete or an active person, a solid sports nutrition plan can support your training and improve your performance, all while promoting health and wellness.

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Eating Before Exercise

Smoothie (sm)Eating proper foods before physical activity can give you the energy and strength you need to finish strong.

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Eating During Exercise

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Some types of sports events last longer than a typical workout and may require mid-activity refueling. Football games and longer races are just two examples.

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