Food Guide for Soccer

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  • Copyright: 2010-04-15
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
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This handy how-to food guide addresses the nutrition questions and concerns of soccer athletes of all ages and abilities to help them reach their goals with energy to spare. It includes tasty recipes from some of the world's top women players.

Author Biography

\This handy how-to food guide addresses the nutrition questions and concerns of soccer athletes of all ages and abilities to help them reach their goals with energy to spare. It includes tasty recipes from some of the world's top women players.

Gloria Averbuch is an award-winning author of 12 previous books on running, exercise, health and fitness, several of which have been translated into various languages. Averbuch is the Director of Public Relations/Marketing for Sky Blue FC, one of the seven founding franchises of Women's Professional Soccer.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 8
Dedicationp. 8
Forewordp. 10
Prefacep. 12
Day-to-Day Eating for Energy
Daily Eating for Health and High Energyp. 15
Breakfast: The Meal of Championsp. 29
Lunch, Snacks, and Dinnerp. 38
Vitamins and Supplements for Soccer Playersp. 52
Carbs, Protein, Fats, and Fluids-The Right Balance
Carbohydrates: The Fundamental Fuelp. 59
Protein for Musclesp. 66
Fats-The Right Kinds for Your Sports Dietp. 78
Fluids, Water and Sports Drinksp. 85
Engineered Sports Foods: Convenience or Necessity?p. 94
Sports Nutrition-Eating to Win
Fueling Before Practices and Gamesp. 103
Foods and Fluids During Practices and Gamesp. 110
Recovery After Intense Practices and Gainesp. 115
Tips for Tournaments and Traveling Soccer Playersp. 122
Weight and Soccer
Calorie Needs of Soccer Playersp. 131
Bulking Up Healthfullyp. 138
Getting Lighter and Leanerp. 143
Dieting Gone Awryp. 153
Winning Recipes-Eating with a Purposep. 161
Breakfastsp. 164
Manya Makoski's Snickerdoodle Pancakesp. 164
Karina LeBlanc's Game Day Pancakesp. 165
Nikki Krzysik's and Lydia Williams' Soufflé Omeletp. 166
Christie Rampone's Carrot Apple Muffinsp. 167
FC Gold Pride Good Grain Granolap. 168
Sky Blueberry FC Baked French Toastp. 169
Smoothies & Munchiesp. 170
Cori Alexander's Strawberry Banana Smoothiep. 170
Nicole Barnhart's Peanut Butter Smoothiep. 171
Natalie Spilger's Pick-Me-Up Trail Mixp. 172
Wozzie's Wild Guacamolep. 173
Boston Breakers Black Bean Spinach Dipp. 174
Soups, Stews, Chilip. 175
Christie Welsh's Chicken Noodle Soupp. 175
Karina LeBlanc's Chicken Stewp. 176
Aly Wagner's Turkey Chilip. 177
Kacey White's Grandmother's Shrimp Gumbop. 178
Rosana's Feijoadap. 179
Side Dishesp. 181
Branch Chastain's Avocado Saladp. 181
Stephanie Cox's Tossed Salad with Cranberries and Pecansp. 182
Cat Whitehall's Sweet Potato Friesp. 183
Rachel Buehler's Easy Party Chicken Wingsp. 184
Atlanta Beat Tomato Casserolep. 185
Heather O'Reilly's Herbed Baked Potatoesp. 186
Chicago Red Stars Noodle Puddingp. 187
Saint Louis Athletica Quinoa Saladp. 188
Main Mealsp. 189
Carli Lloyd's Vegetable Quichep. 189
Kristine Lilly's Chicken with Mushrooms and Roasted Potatoesp. 190
Val Henderson's Braised Moroccan Chickenp. 191
Kristine Lilly's Pasta with Chickenp. 192
Keeley Dowling's Barbeque Salmonp. 193
Homare Sawa's Suship. 193
Nancy Augustyniak Goffi's Enchilada Casserolep. 194
Marta's Signature Lasagnap. 195
Brittany Bock's Bratsp. 196
Sophia Perez's Burgers with a Differencep. 197
Tasha Kai's Favorite Fried Ricep. 198
Aya Miyama's Japanese-style Hamburgersp. 199
Philadelphia Independence Bagel Paninip. 200
Los Angeles Sol Mexican Pizzap. 201
Sweets and Treatsp. 203
Abby Wambach's Date Barsp. 203
Allison Falk's Black Bottom Cupcakesp. 204
Washington Freedom Peanut Butter Cereal Barsp. 205
Women's Professional Soccer Apple Snack Cakep. 206
Additional Resourcesp. 208
Recommended Readingp. 209
Internet Resourcesp. 210
Selected Referencesp. 212
Indexp. 214
Photo Creditsp. 224
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