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V-Blog : Injury management in sports and athletes and nutritional strategies

V-Blog : Injury management in sports and athletes and nutritional strategies

We saw some of our ambassadors had to take a short break from sports recently, due to injury which prompted us to think about this topic. Research shows that young athletes are more prone to injuries as their bodies are still growing. We asked Peter O'Halloran, who is a qualified in Food Science & Health, Sports and Exercise Nutritionist, Fitness Expert and PY Ambassador the most common questions scoop on how to handle injuries and recovery like a pro 💪 In this video Peter covers the below key topics: Three phases of Injury and process of healing - Inflammation, Repair Remodelling...

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Research Reveals 70% of Parents do not  know their child's calorie intake

Research Reveals 70% of Parents do not know their child's calorie intake

  Research commissioned by PROYOUth Nutrition revealed that nearly ⅔ of parents admit that their child does less than the one hour of recommended physical activity daily with a further ⅕ of those surveyed doing less than 30 minutes. 70% were unaware of what their child’s daily calorie intake should be Over a third of parents admitting their child doesn’t have the recommended 5 portions of fruit and veg a day. 60% of parents when questioned weren’t able to correctly state what constitutes a ‘portion’ under the new government regulation.   New research into child health and nutrition has revealed...

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Is there a Perfect Diet for Young Athletes? - We talk to the Founder

Is there a Perfect Diet for Young Athletes? - We talk to the Founder

Is there a Perfect Diet for Athletic Performance in young athletes ? It is fair to say that what constitutes the perfect diet for an active and improved performance is a topic with many variables and certainly a cause for much debate in the fitness world. However one mother, turned business owner, through her own extensive and collaborative research believes she has identified a winning nutritional formula specifically for young athletes. It is not only teeming with health benefits but perhaps also holds the key to vastly improving sport performance. Marina Wegorek, founder of ProYouth Nutrition, the brand behind the...

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Understanding types of Protein for young athlete's diet

Understanding types of Protein for young athlete's diet

“What are the different types of protein – is one better than other?  What is the best protein diet for young athletes?” are some questions often asked.  So we wanted to give some useful break down that might be helpful. The most common types of protein are plant, animal and milk protein. Plant protein sources can be soy protein, pea protein, rice and hemp. Milk protein can be whey and casein. Animal protein include chicken, turkey etc.  We always recommend that nutrition should come from natural foods but sometimes it can be impractical or near enough impossible to have the...

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