Sports Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Learning Series: “Game changers: Going to the next level for performance with plant and animal based diets"
With the fierce competition these days in sports it is more important than ever for coaches and trainers to find ways to give their athletes a competitive edge. Research continues to show that proper nutrition and exercise improves sports performance. Dairy foods have always been a power food group that offers athletes the protein and nutrients needed to support muscle growth and recovery. However, with the ever-growing popularity of plant-based diets many athletes are looking for dairy alternatives to offer them nutrition support. This session will explore the science behind the nutritional, health and sustainability qualities for dairy and plant-based dairy alternatives, and the opportunities both can play in fueling your client’s workout.