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What young athletes should be eating to perform their best?

What young athletes should be eating to perform their best?

Whether you are an elite level athlete or simply just someone who enjoys playing sports, your nutrition can have a significant impact on the way you perform, the quality of our performance and recovery. For young athletes the importance of eating a healthy balanced diet is increased as a body of a young athlete is undergoing the development process, as well as the demands of physical activity. We work with grassroots sports club to elite level academies. Our in-house certified Nutrition Expert Rachel answers some of the FAQs that coaches and parents ask us often.  Is there a specific diet...

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Is Whey Protein Safe for Children?

Is Whey Protein Safe for Children?

This has been a question that has been raised recently. So we start off with... Did you know? Most infant milk formula brands in the UK are either ‘whey dominant’ or ‘casein dominant’, which refers to the type of proteins in the formula. Both can be used from birth but whey dominant formula is usually best for new or younger babies. That’s because whey proteins are easier for young babies to digest. (See source below) Demystifying the common misconception There is a common misconception that whey protein is only for body builders and muscly men. This is often assumed because body...

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Hayley Biley
Coming out of lockdown and looking after you physical & mental health

Coming out of lockdown and looking after you physical & mental health

  If you are anxious about life after lockdown you are not alone. Since restriction are lifting it is normal to experience feeling nervousness whilst adjusting to the new norm. Lockdown created a tricky environment for most families, many children and young people have likely experienced loneliness and in particular, been affected by the lack of physical contact with friends, family and peers. As well as the boredom and frustration associated with a loss of all the activities they have been used to taking part in (sports clubs etc). At ProYouth Nutrition we aim to turn a negative lockdown experiences into learnings, by empowering a movement to...

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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

Using food science in optimising performance and long term health benefits. How research findings have been used in formulating natural whole foods recipes.

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