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Eating for the Holiday Season

2023-12-19T07:43:35-05:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, General Information, Nutrition Articles, Wellness Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One undeniable element of the upcoming holiday season is sugar!  It seems every family, work or social event around the holidays offers an array of sugary treats and beverages that threaten to de-rail even the most conscientious eater. How can you prep for, make it through and recover from the holiday season without going into sugar overload?  Here are some tips to get through: 1. Determine why it is important to you to avoid excess sugar  Our gut is host [...]

Nutrition for Tennis Athletes

2020-04-07T12:06:19-04:00November 7th, 2014|Categories: Tennis Medicine Articles, Nutrition Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC GET READY! ARRIVE TO THE TOURNAMENT HYDRATED AND FUELED. PRE-COMEPETITION MEAL 2-4 HOURS PRIOR TO PLAY; SNACK 30 - 60 MIN BEFORE OR BETWEEN MATCHES PRE-MATCH MEAL: Carbohydrate Rich with Small Amounts of Low Fat Protein Grains: Rice, Pasta & Bread Fruit & Vegetables Protein: Eggs, Fish & Chicken Fluids: Water, Fruit Juice & Sports Drink PRE-MATCH SNACK: Sports Snacks Sandwich Or Sports Bar Fluids: Water, Fruit Juice & Sports Drink ON-COURT FUEL [...]

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