Year: 2022

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When are sports drinks appropriate for hydration?

When are Sports Drinks Appropriate for Hydration? Several years ago, a mom brought Gatorade for her son’s middle school soccer team. It was 90°F, 90% humidity and she was worried that the young athletes would get dehydrated during their game.  The kids were grateful. The coach was grateful. Some parents were grateful, some didn’t notice, …

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Nutrition for concussion recovery: what athletes need to know

Nutrition for concussion recovery: what athletes need to know How many of you have had a concussion? Raise your hands! According to the CDC: “In 2019, about 15% of all U.S. high-school students self-reported one or more sports or recreation-related concussion within the preceding 12 months.” That’s a lot of concussions! You don’t have to …

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