Coach 2 Coach Webinar: Nutrition Myths

Event date 25 May '21 16:00 - 17:00

Coaches Association of Ontario Presents - Coach 2 Coach Webinar: Nutrition Myths

Is Keto the best diet for my athletes? Does protein supplementation really give my team an advantage? Can a vegan athlete get all of the nutrients they need for peak performance and recovery exclusively from plant-based sources?

Registered dietitian of over 20 years Amy Skeoch will go through all of the myths, mysteries and misunderstandings around the topic of nutrition from a coach perspective. Join us for the facts about all of your hottest nutrition questions around topics like cultural and religious accommodations for athletes of different backgrounds, fad diets and intermittent fasting, veganism for young athletes, how you can help an athletes struggling with orthorexia, and so much more.

Speaker: Amy is a Registered Dietitian who believes eating well goes beyond focusing on foods to avoid. Instead she takes a positive evidence-based holistic approach to optimize health through the enjoyment of food. She is passionate about educating people about the positive impact eating well can have on all aspects of life in a realistic and simple way. Her areas of expertise include: eating well for busy families, heart healthy eating, chronic disease prevention and eating for activity. She looks forward to speaking to the CAO members, as both of her children participate in competitive sports – and she has seen how important it is for coaches to have a tool-kit of valid nutrition information available to them. Amy is a member of Dietitians of Canada and is a regulated health professional with the Ontario College of Dietitians. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram - @Your Pocket RD.

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