Nutrition

Fuel Your Body Like a Champion

 Sports nutrition enhances athletic performance by decreasing fatigue and the risk of disease and injury; it also enables athletes to optimize training and recover faster

Carbohydrates

(ENERGY)

-Carbohydrates are the most important fuel source for athletes because they provide the glucose used for energy.

-Carbohydrates should comprise 45% to 65% of total caloric intake for four- to 18-year-olds

Examples:  Fruits, Vegetables, whole wheat pasta and bread, oatmeal

Protein

-Proteins build and repair muscle, hair, nails and skin.

-Protein should comprise approximately 10% to 30% of total energy intake for four- to 18-year-olds

Examples: Fish, Chicken, Lean Beaf, Turkey (turkey burger), low fat cheese, low fat cottage cheese, egg whites, beans

Fats

-Fat is necessary to absorb fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K), to provide essential fatty acids, protect vital organs and provide insulation.

-Fats should comprise 25% to 35% of total energy intake for four- to 18-year-olds

Examples: Avocados, Eggs, Coconut oil, Olive Oil, Salmon, Flaxseed, Leafy Green Vegetables

Micronutrients

Although there are many vitamins and minerals required for good health, particular attention should be devoted to ensuring that athletes consume proper amounts of calcium, vitamin D and iron

Foods high in calcium: Broccoli, Sesame seeds, Spinach, Almonds, Kale

Foods high in Vitamin D:  Fish, Egg Yolk, Salmon, Low Fat Cheese, SUNLIGHT

Foods high in Iron: fortified cereals, spinach, beans

Why Proper Supplementation?

To help athletes fill in nutritional gapsHydration: Increase performance, decrease feeling of fatigue, decrease muscle cramps and headaches.

The calories, potassium, electrolytes and other nutrients in sports drinks can provide energy while decreasing dehydration and help perform for a longer period of time.

Suggestion: AdvoCare Rehydrate, Water

Other Suggestions:

Check Product Age Indications Attached

No time for breakfast?  AdvoCare Meal Replacement Shake or AdvoBar Meal

Having trouble getting your Micronutrients? AdvoCare CorePlex (multivitamin), CitriZinc

Trouble Snacking? AdvoBar Snack, Advo DB9 Bar

More Energy? V16, Spark

Need More Protein: Muscle Gain

 If you have any questions please contact Justin Beaver (beaverjs19@gmail.com) / 262-470-9212

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