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Topic: Nutrition - November 23 2022
You Don’t Have to Cut Out Desserts

Eating dessert has many benefits for athletes—both mentally and physically. Dessert is a great way to meet our high caloric needs. And is also delicious. We asked a VIS Expert about the myths surrounding sweets and how eating desserts regularly can actually be a good thing.

By: Shantel Torres-Benito

VIS Creator™

& Maddie Alm, RD

VIS Expert™

Topic: Nutrition

November 23 2022

As athletes, we get this message a lot: having a wholesome diet means desserts have to be off limits. But restrictive diets can be impossible and fuel unhealthy eating habits.  To talk about the healthy role desert can play in our lives and training routines, we asked VIS Expert Maddie Alm, a registered dietitian and professional runner for her advice on incorporating sweet treats into a performance fueling plan.  Fuel Adequately  Sugar cravings are common for e...
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