Sports Nutrition

The Perfect Meal

The Perfect Meal

My criteria for a Perfect Meal is one that maximizes nutrition, minimizes preparation time/effort, and is appealing to a wide range of taste buds – including many kids. I submit for your consumption, my choice for the Perfect Meal, my House Salad. My House Salad: (Pictures of different combinations below). Sliced chicken breast or salmon** Continue Reading

Chocolate Milk After Sports Practice?

Chocolate Milk After Sports Practice?

For reference, I wrote this 2 years ago. As it’s still relevant, I’m re-posting it from my old blog. I can’t believe this just happened in my own home.  My daughter (11) is a competitive gymnast and as matter of fact she just took 1st place in state on beam and 4th on floor (www.youtube.com/PowerfulAthletes).Continue Reading

Trans Fat No Longer Recognized As Safe by FDA

  Re-posted from Center for Science in the Public Interest. The Center for Science in the Public Interest and Nutrition Action have been trying to reduce or eliminate the use of partially hydrogenated oil—the principal source of artificial trans fat—for 20 years. We’ve pushed for trans fat labeling on Nutrition Facts labels, we’ve published studies,Continue Reading

Sugar, Fiber and The 3/4 Rule

I struggle with being concise, so I’m excited that this is probably my shortest article ever! This past Thursday a client of mine who read my recently published book, The 3/4 Rule – How To Eat As A Young Athlete, had a question. “How come when you talk about how to read nutrition labels, youContinue Reading

Juice Plus Review

Recently, my mother in law asked my opinion of Juice Plus, which claims to be a fruit/vegetable replacement in powder/pill form. For those of you have read my book, The 3/4 Rule, you already know how I feel and think on this topic. In addition to a few reports of gastrointestinal distress and hive-like rashContinue Reading

Raspberry Ketones

Raspberry Ketones

This article is an example to help you sift through and decipher nutrition and weight loss supplement claims.   A client asked me today what I thought about raspberry ketones.  This provided yet another opportunity to apply the thought process that supports my Powerful Athletes Training Model.   I used to pride myself on havingContinue Reading