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Soccer Player Nutrition & Health

Seven Tips for Healthy Eating at Soccer Tournaments

If your child is participating in a soccer tournament, spend a little time beforehand planning what he’ll eat and drink.  The foods he ingests before and during the event will impact affect his performance.

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Soccer Player Nutrition & Health

Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!

The human body is made up of about sixty percent water, and players can lose as much as three quarts of fluid during a single game.

The body needs water for every function, including digestion, the proper absorption of nutrients, turning food into an energy source, muscle building, as a way to transport nutrients, eliminating waste products and toxins, and regulating body temperature.  The better the body is hydrated, the higher the level of performance that can be maintained.