TOP 5: Snacks for Athletes

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#2 – Berry Smoothie

Berry Smoothie

Berry Smoothie

This smoothie provides an ideal amount of carbohydrates and protein to help you recover well after exercise. In addition, the berries are rich in antioxidants, helping to reduce inflammation and promote recovery.

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#1 – Strawberry-Banana Smoothie with Tofu

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie with Tofu

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie with Tofu

In addition to providing the carbohydrates and protein needed for post-workout recovery, this smoothie also contains kefir, a fermented food that helps strengthen the immune system. High intensity training can weaken the immune system and increase susceptibility to infections. The consumption of fermented foods, on the other hand, provides good bacteria to our body and can help counteract this effect.

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Kathryn Adel

Kathryn Adel

Kathryn completed degrees in kinesiology and nutrition, as well as a Masters in Sports Nutrition. She is a member of OPDQ and of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She ran track and cross-country at a national level. Kathryn specializes in sports nutrition, weight loss, diabetes, as well as heart and gastrointestinal health. Kathryn is experienced with the low FODMAP diet and she completed the Monash University low FODMAP dietitian’s training.

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