Sports Nutrition

girlpush_bigInvolvement in sports places additional demands on the human body, and when the athlete is a growing teen, the needs are even greater. A properly fueled body is an engine that performs better in all types of activities but a poorly fueled athlete is at risk for injury and permanent damage to the body. If appropriate, I will assess and address issues of amenorrhea (loss of menstrual cycle) and Female Athlete Triad. I am knowledgeable about the requirements of different sports or fitness activity for endurance, speed, and strength, and how these factors influence dietary recommendations. You may only need a session or two to cover the basics of nutrition and to develop and fine-tune your individualized plan.