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Nutrition

The American College of Sports Medicine recommends these fit tips for the month of May:

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Spring 2011 ACSM Fit Society® Page -- Nutrition

Benefits of Sports Participation for Young Females

Nutrition 101
It is very important not to overlook the role nutrition plays in acquiring maximum physical development. What you eat on a daily basis helps determine your body fat levels as well as how much energy you have for intense, rigorous workouts, practices and games.

General Nutrition Guidelines
Professional basketball players must maintain a well-balanced diet in order to compete at the high levels. Check out these helpful tips provided to New Orleans Hornets players. By adhering to these tips, you will be well on your way toward improving your diet and overall healthy living.

Golden Nutrition Rules
Find out the most important rules of nutrition. Remember, serious players are serious about nutrition. You have to eat well to play well!

Heart Health
Although exercise is one of the best ways to improve heart health, even athletes are not immune from heart disease. The following bits of information from that conference might inspire you eat wisely to keep your heart beating for a long and healthful lifetime.

Eating Before a Big Game
No one food or group of foods works for everybody; the person may need to experiment to find which foods, and the amount of food, that works best. Food choices may vary based on the type of exercise, as well as the intensity and duration of the exercise.

10 Facts to Know About Appetite
The appetite is the desire an individual has to eat food, felt as hunger. Existing in all higher life forms, appetite serves to help regulate adequate energy intake to maintain the body’s metabolic needs.

Seasonal Meals
NBA Employee and Culinary Nutritionist, Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is Manhattan based with a passion for cooking, baking, and healthy living in the Big Apple. Check out some of Amie's favorite and healthy meal choices year round below!

10 Facts to Know About The Obesity Epidemic | empowerME Movement
The number of overweight and obese individuals is increasing worldwide at an alarming rate in both developed and underdeveloped countries. The rise in global obesity is thought to be a by-product of environmental and behavioral changes linked to economic development, modernization, and urbanization.

Healthy Holidays
The holidays are a great time to remember to stay healthy! Here are some easy tips from the empowerME Movement to help you stay healthy and physically active while still enjoying the holiday season.

Nutrition Myths
These are a list of Nutrition Myths are very common amongst the athletic population: skipping meals, eating large amounts of protein and only drinking water during training. We'll tell you what's fact and what's fiction.

MyPyramid
MyPyramid offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan/ assess your food choices based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.