Tag Archive: grassroots nutrition

Nutrition Tips: Hooked on Hydration

April 29, 2019 11:06 am

Hooked on Hydration!  Hydration is critical for optimum sports performance.  Frequently understated, hydration can impact an athlete’s performance not only for one run, but for an entire day of training/competition or longer.  As little as 2% dehydration is where we start to experience the negative side effects of dehydration.  This means that athletes have to… View Article

Nutrition Tips: Carbohydrates – Good? Bad?

April 17, 2019 10:31 am

Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are the preferred energy source and are critical energy source for when doing an exercise or max performance on an activity as ski racers do!  Yes, carbohydrates are a great fuel source and should be incorporated throughout a ski racers fueling schedule.  Carbohydrates are your friend not foe! Sources: Pasta, Couscous, bread, Oatmeal,… View Article

Nutrition Tips: Potential to Discover & Cooking with Kids

March 15, 2019 5:30 pm

THE POTENTIAL TO DISCOVER The theme centered around this week of nutrition month is the potential to discover. Cooking with kids can be a daunting thought for parents.  This can feel even more overwhelming with busy schedules and active athletes.  We know that when we get kids involved in cooking it fostered healthy eating habits,… View Article

Nutrition Tips: March is Nutrition Month

March 7, 2019 6:17 pm

Happy Nutrition Month! March is Nutrition month which is always exciting.  Dietitians Of Canada will be putting out a weekly Theme around Unlocking The Potential Of Food.  This week’s theme is unlocking the potential of fuel.  Fueling can either help to enhance your performance by increasing stamina, preventing injuries and improving recovery, or it can… View Article

Nutrition Tips: Canada’s Food Guide – What’s new?

February 22, 2019 5:40 pm

Canada’s food guide has set the tone for how we as Canadian’s have thought about food for many decades.  As the needs of the population have changed so has Canada’s Food Guide.  This update was a much needed one as the previous food guide was released in 2007.    Below are some of the major… View Article