Nutrition Tips for Athletes: Pomegranates – The Fruit with a Crown

Pomegranate season has started and will continue until late January or February on the West Coast. The red colored fruit with a crown is not only … [Read more...]

Nutrition for Athletes: There’s More to Pumpkin Beyond Pie

Although closely associated with Halloween and Thanksgiving, this fruit is very versatile and can be enjoyed in many ways beyond traditional pumpkin … [Read more...]

Nutrition for Athletes: Eating healthy the old fashioned way

In past generations, pickling vegetables was as common as frying foods. Mubby, my southern grandmother, preserved okra, corn, watermelon, beets, … [Read more...]

Nutrition for Athletes: The Basics About Avocados

The Basics About Avocados… 1. Avocados are actually “fruits” 2. There are mainly seven commercial varieties of avocados produced in California, … [Read more...]

Athlete Nutrition: More than fig bars for Athletes

Does dried fruit contain too much sugar? As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), my immediate question to this question is too much sugar for … [Read more...]

Nutrition for Athletes: Power up with Protein

New research summarized in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition backs up the idea that protein is key for shedding unwanted pounds, improving … [Read more...]

Nutrition for Athletes: Avocados – More Than Just Guacamole

Guacamole is the most popular use of avocados. However, avocados are more than guacamole! Athletes pay close attention - this rich green fruit can … [Read more...]

Sansum Nutrition for Athletes: Meeting Antioxidant Requirements

Nutritional info specialized for athletes is provided by registered dieticians at Sansum Clinic of Santa Barbara. In a recent review article … [Read more...]