Healthy eating is just as important as training when it comes to enhancing athletic performance. Eating a diet based on Canada’s Food Guide which emphasizes vegetables and fruit, whole grains, milk products, and lean meats ensures that players get the energy and nutrients they need to feel and play their best. Check out these resources from Eat Great and Participate which provide healthy meal and snack ideas for players and their families!
• Healthy Eating for Athletes on the Road – CLICK HERE
• Beverages for Health & Sport – CLICK HERE
• Healthy Fundraising Ideas – CLICK HERE
• Healthy Choices for Canteens – CLICK HERE
Eat Great and Participate is a provincial program that promotes healthy eating to children and youth and aims to increase access to healthy food and beverage choices in recreation, sport, and community settings. For more information, contact Stephanie O’Brien, Registered Dietitian, at (709) 729-4432 or firstname.lastname@example.org