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Tips to Make Thanksgiving Meals Healthier

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends, but it can also be a time for overindulging and overeating. With the help of our Thanksgiving cheat sheet, we’re going to show you how to navigate those temptations and make the holiday meal healthier for everyone!

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Nourishment Over Numbers

Calories. Carbohydrates. Proteins. Fats. Let’s talk about how this is just one aspect of nutrition and recognition of how foods nourish our body’s is just

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pre-workout nutrition chart showing meal size and composition

Pre-Workout Nutrition: Part I

Pre-workout or pre-game nutrition, in the days and hours prior, serves to: Support performance by providing sustained energy,  Maintain an optimal hydration status,  Prevent muscle

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Redefining Carbohydrates

We are about to make it grain truth bombs today (food pun intended). Ready? Carbohydrates are not food. Foods contain carbohydrates. Thinking of foods as

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Blended Learning With Critical Reload Nutrition App for Teams

The Critical Reload Nutrition App for Teams is a blended learning system that shifts the focus from the teacher and delivery of content to the student, and extends a holistic environment for active learning and knowledge sharing, so students are better capable of adopting healthy life-skills through the power of nutrition.

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What are you doing for your team's sports nutrition?

Critical Reload delivers sport-specific nutrition solutions designed by certified strength coaches and registered dietitians to safely prepare athletes for competition. Since 2004, Critical Reload has been trusted by thousands of coaches, athletic directors, teachers, and athletes at the high school, college, and professional levels.

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