WHAT DOES COMPLETING YEAR 12 AND A PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE HAVE IN COMMON? NUTRITION TIPS TO PERFORM AT YOUR BEST TO THE END.
It is my debut year as a parent of a VCE student and my advice to my son from the start has been that this is like training for a sporting event with finals time being exam time….. that first week of November. As a sports dietitian working with professional athletes in the AFL, I can see lots of similarities with completing year 12.
As an athlete, your focus is on improving your physical skills to perform at your best during a game. For a student, skill development is gaining knowledge to perform at your best on assessments. I have a few nutrition tips that might come in handy.
Cooking together has so many more health benefits than just the nutrition it provides. I want to share a little about what I have recently observed about benefits of cooking together.
To start it makes me think about other cultures and how they eat and prepare food. What is it about the Mediterranean diet that makes it so healthy? What is it about the Japanese culture? We know the food is part of the equation in the Mediterranean diet with
What a great event I worked at yesterday where having fun while being active was on the agenda. A lot of money and effort had gone into this family sports day. Full soccer and netball portable courts had been set up, running, walking and cycling events. Healthy eating also got a guernsey, that was my stand, then came the challenge.
My challenge was my healthy snacking stand and a pile of free bananas didn't quite balance out the free meal tickets everyone was given upon entry. It enabled everyone to free:
I would love to see choice available at these type of events so people can make healthier choices to nourish and fuel themselves.
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