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Sports specific snacks

Posted by kiran.sawhney@gmail.com on July 3, 2014 at 12:10 AM

 Different activities require different snacks. Whether it is high endurance sport like soccer or basketball, which requires high energy snack or a different sport as cricket.

For long, intense sport, for which high endurance energy is needed, you need snacks with potassium, sodium and carbohydrate. These sports can be like running, swimming, cycling, etc where for long intervals you need high energy.

 

These snacks can be

Banana with almond pr peanut butter.

smoothie- cranberry juice or grape juice, yogurt, bananas, strawberries.

Apple with cheese

 

Snacks for high energy sports like basketball, soccer

fuits- mango, banana, grapes

Lean chicken breast grilled

grilled fish

tuna fish sandwich

cheese- mozarella, or string cheese

toned or skimmed milk

oatmeal or muesli

hummus

soy milk

 

snacks for sports with short bursts of activity- baseball, football

 nuts

fruits

yogurt with fruits


Lots of water is must. Coconut water, lemon water, glucose water are good.


Avoid


high sugar

cookies

aerated drinks

caffeine

transfats

artificial colors

high fructose corn syrups

chips

 

Things to have

fresh fruits and vegetables like baby carrots, broccoli

fibre

low protein

dairy

 

avoid calorie dense food. have nutrient dense food


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