Nutrition info for Texas Spurs Players –
i.Pale yellow means you are getting enough fluid
ii.Bright yellow or dark means you are falling short
Sample Meals -
Breakfast - waffles (Nutrigrain)/peanut butter & banana sandwich/bowl of cereal/eggs, Banana, milk, yogurt
Lunch - Foot long Sub Turkey and Cheese or Chicken Sandwiches, fresh fruit, juice or milk, protein bar
Dinner - grilled steak/chicken / fish / ground beef (extra lean), ground turkey/ spaghetti, baked potato, tortillas, broccoli, carrots, corn, or beans, Salad with dressing, wheat roll, milk or sports drink
Snacks - peanut butter and jelly sandwich, low-fat yogurt, protein bar, milk, fruit
Snack prior to practices - protein bars, PB & banana sandwich, fruit (orange, apple, banana) sports drink or milk
Post practice snack - Protein bars, PB & J sandwich, banana, orange
Note – Organic options are the best, although more expensive, but healthier. Lots of water and juices and milk. Stay away from Energy drinks, soft drinks, etc. Stay away from fried foods, fast foods, easy preparation meals. Take the time to cook and eat together!
Stay disciplined and easier if entire family follows the healthy nutritional program.
Sources – 1. Web MD, 2. Football Academy, 3. Coach Ed
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