March 13, 2012
Fruits and Veggies (And Eggs and Chicken)
Let's compare the nutrient density of meat to the nutrient density of green vegetables to illustrate this important point. (Nutrients present in 100-calorie portions)
Now, I'm not saying to give up meat totally, I'm just saying to incorporate more fruits and veggies into your diet. Do not make your diet only of meats. Because I highly doubt I could ever give up my grilled chicken! Good grief I love me some chicken!
www.momstream.com It talks about the right amount of protein athletes should have. Specifically youth and endurance athletes. As an endurance athlete and a mother to athletes this is important for all of us to read.