Nutrition Insights: To Snack or Not to Snack?

  • February 2013
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“To snack or not to snack?” Is it better to eat three square meals a day, or 5 or 6 mini-meals? Recent studies show that for better blood sugar control, and to help prevent binge eating, snacking can be a healthful thing to do. Eating healthful snacks, such as a piece of fruit, string cheese,

Nutrition Insights: Tips for Meal Timing

  • February 2013
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Meal timing and type of nutrient is important for an athlete and their sports nutritionist to be aware of. Findings from a study on optimizing the timing of a nutrient showed that performance of moderate-to high intensity exercise lasting for at least forty minutes is improved by consuming a moderately high carbohydrate, low fat, low