Remember the “Food Pyramid”? It was the triangular guide from the USDA with levels or sections of food groups and suggested amounts of daily servings for each. For 19 years, health practitioners, teachers, parents and others used this as a guide to teach and ensure healthy eating. Even athletes were known to follow these guidelines.
We want to share with all athletes out there the benefits of a gluten-free diet. Should you go gluten-free? Is it hard? What exactly is gluten? Lindsay Cotter, gives us the facts about gluten-free diets for athletes. Everyone should give it a try and see for themselves.
The inclusion of plant-based soups into triathletes’ diets is an effective way to incorporate essentials nutrients needed for optimal triathlon training. This recipe for Moroccan Red Lentil Soup is fortified with protein and vegetables to provide triathletes with essential nutrients to supplement the training recovery process.