What To Eat During A Tournament June 2, 2014 by Kate Schlag in Analysis with 17 com
“..On the spectrum of energy drinks, protein powders, gels, Shot Bloks, and protein bars to sandwiches, bananas, and nuts, try to have the majority of your fuel be real food. Real food means food that is minimally processed and doesn’t contain tons of added preservatives, sweeteners, chemicals, and additives…”

Sal: I stopped drinking sports drinks with food coloring and sugar, so I usually get a bottle water with b12 vitamin droplets

-Hydration

11 Hydration Strategies for Hot Weather By Chrissy Wellington M.S., C.N.S., L.D.N., C.P.T
“.. Proper hydration is achieved during exercise by consuming fluids and electrolytes at regular intervals. During training distractions may prevent athletes from recognizing their thirst, occasionally fluids are not available precisely when thirst occurs, and by the time thirst is felt an athlete may already be dehydrated. Recommendations for hydration before, during and after exercise to ensure optimal sports performance are as follows: ..”

-Foods

What’s a “cool” healthier alternative “dessert”?

Review: Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars June 16, 2014 by Kat katalysthealthblog.com

“…Yasso is made from all-natural ingredients and real Greek yogurt. With an average of 80-130 calories and little to no fat, they’re the perfect everyday indulgence, and you’ll want to start stocking your freezer for warm weather…now! Try one of Yasso’s five new can’t-resist flavors including sea salt caramel, mint chocolate chip, peanut butter cup, chocolate fudge, or dark chocolate raspberry, and you’ll never complain about the heat again..”..”

-Children

Feeding children cyh.com
“…Parents who have worked hard to get a meal ready can feel angry or hurt if children don’t want to eat it. Everyone’s appetite varies from time to time and no one wants to be made to eat something they don’t like or don’t feel like. Put yourself in their shoes.. ..children are no different from adults in this…….Let your children choose the food or a recipe for a meal once a week. When they are old enough they can shop and cook for it. They usually enjoy cooking and eating simple meals such as mince or pasta dishes. ..”

Sal: I went grocery shopping with my 7+ yr. old nephew yesterday and I let him “choose” what he wanted for lunch (also had him check out the items too at the self-checkout counter).

Healthy summer snacks for kids cbs8.com
“… the lack of a set eating schedule can prove to be unhealthy if your kids are chowing down on fatty, sugary snacks between meals like candy, salty chips and sweets.

When it comes to healthy summer snacks for kids, here are a few things to consider:

Create a set schedule for meals and snack times..”

Sal: We eat 5 evenly meals in the Philippines, so one doesn’t get hungry throughout the day.

-Religious

5 Tips for Healthy Eating During a Summer Ramadan huffingtonpost.com
Know the Foods That Hydrate Your Body
“…When fasting, we’re slowly being dehydrated over the course of the day, so once we break our fast and during the non-fasting period we need to have foods that put water into our body, not deplete it further. It can be difficult to eat a lot of watermelon or squash, even though they’re super-hydrating foods, but you can make juices out of the fruits and soups out of the vegetables to give your body the additional water it needs. Avoid salty spice mixes and condiments that sneak their way into our rice and meat dishes only to leave us wondering why we’re so thirsty afterwards. A great way to break the fast is to enjoy your favorite dates, of course, but also consider having coconut water, or making smoothies, coolers and fruity drinks which are super-hydrating. They can be consumed at the Suhoor (pre-dawn meal before the fasting day begins) or at the Iftar (meal at the time of breaking the fast) followed by soup to preface your main meal. Consider limiting coffee and tea which are very dehydrating to the body, to about half of what you normally drink…”

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