Nutrition

Introduction and how to find a sports dietitian

What should I eat

Energy

Carbohydrate

Fat

Protein

Vitamins and Minerals

Fluids and hydration

Specific issues:

Food labels

Pre-event nutrition

Kit bag ideas for carbohydrate snacks

Refuelling and recovery after exercise

Useful things to keep in your store cupboard, fridge or freezer

Alcohol

Supplements

Travelling abroad

Organisations that provide further information on sports nutrition

For more information contact a sports dietitian or registered sport and exercise nutritionist.


Recipes (reproduced with kind permission from www.asda.co.uk and www.diabetes.org.uk):

Soups and starters (click here to download all the soup and starter recipes or click on each recipe below)

Spicy lentil and tomoto soup

Pumpkin and lentil soup

Savoury bites

Sweet potato soup

Hearty Singapore style noodle broth

Salads (click here to download all the salad recipes or click on each recipe below)

Fruity kedgeree salad

Fruit-burst couscous salad

Mediterranean bread salad

Mediterrean pasta salad

Fish dishes (click here to download all the fish recipes or click on each recipe below)

Linguine with seafood sauce

Moroccan style haddock

Fish pie

Speedy salmon pasta

Thai salmon fishcakes with potato wedges and low-fat tartar sauce

Smoked haddock with potatoes

Tomato and tuna pasta

Poultry and meat dishes (click here to download all the poultry and meat recipes or click on each recipe below)

Lasagne

Chilli con carne

Tortillas stuffed with chicken salad

Thai chicken stir fry

Sweet and sour pork

Thai style noodles with gingered pork

Pork balls with tomato sauce and spaghetti

Sweet and sour spiced pork with fruity couscous

Creamy (but lower fat!) bacon and rosemary pasta

Vegetarian dishes (click here to download all the vegetarian recipes or click on each recipe below)

Chickpea curry

Vegetarian chilli with rice

Veggie bean tacos

Snacks (click here to download all the snack recipes or click on each recipe below)

Pineapple with scotch pancakes

Sweetcorn pancakes

Toffee apple muffins

Fruity tea loaf

Spicy potato wedges with dips

Potato pancakes

Flapjacks

Real muesli with summer fruits