A registered dietitian (RD) undergoes many years of school and training before they can qualify to take their RD credentialing exam. Many people do not realize that in order to become a certified sports dietitian, a dietitian has to do even more training. In order gain the Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) credential a […]

Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized

January 3, 2024

Top 5 Reasons To Work With a Sports RD 

Many health care professionals now recognize the importance of sleep. In fact, some go as far as to say that rest is just as important as diet and exercise in overall health and chronic disease management and prevention. And guess what – they are correct! This information might be exciting news to some readers as […]

Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition

August 14, 2023

Foods to Eat for Better Sleep

Did you know that the average adult body is 60% water? Maintaining water balance in the body by properly hydrating is important for normal body functioning and also exercise and performance. Before we get into the role adequate hydration plays in exercise performance let’s review some quick terminology you will see in this blog… What […]

Sports Nutrition

July 17, 2023

How to Stay Hydrated this Summer

What are micronutrients and why are they so important? You likely have heard a lot about macronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, and fat) and the roles they play in exercise and performance. However, you may not have heard about micronutrients and the important role they play in health, exercise, and performance. Let’s get into it. What are […]

Sports Nutrition

July 10, 2023

Do Athletes Need More Micronutrients? Micronutrients for Athletes

In the world of sport, weight tends to carry a LOT of weight in determining ability and performance. Some coaches, parents, and athletes use body weight as a metric of fitness. However, as we discussed in this blog post HERE, fitness doesn’t really have anything to do with body shape or size. Why is weight […]

Eating Disorders, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition

June 28, 2023

Why Athletes Shouldn’t Focus on Weight