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08/01/22

Drink Up! Hydrating for Physical Activity

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Water is essential for survival. Your body is around 60% water, so staying well hydrated keeps things functioning properly. Hydration is even more important when you’re physically active. It regulates body temperature, aids recovery, minimizes cramping, and enhances focus. While staying hydrated is important for all of us, competitive athletes and recreational exercisers can optimize their performance when they prioritize hydration. Hydration goes beyond taking a water bottle along with you to your workout. It should begin well before activity...

02/02/22

From Our Dietitians: The Power of Protein

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You’re likely familiar with protein as a tasty and filling component on your plate. But did you know that protein is a powerhouse macronutrient that has many important roles within our bodies? Protein helps to support a strong immune system and acts as a messenger in certain hormones to carry signals between cells. Perhaps the most familiar function of protein is giving our bodies structure as a building block for lean muscle. Here are some of the most common questions...

01/05/22

Up Your Game with Performance Spotlight®

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Does your athlete want to add an extra edge to their game? Fueling properly is a strategy athletes can use to optimize their performance. Leading professional organizations, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, recognize that adequate nutrition can maximize gains in speed, strength, and agility. It can also shorten the recovery period, provide nutrients that support overall health, and reduce the risk of injury and illness. SAGE recognizes athletes have special nutritional needs to perform their best. Performance Spotlight®...

02/17/20

On the Road with RDs: New England Schools

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Hello! We’re here again with another edition of our blog series, “On the Road with RDs,” where we invite you to follow along with our Dietitians as they visit venues, teach communities, and continue their education in the wide world of nutrition. This time, we’re joining one of our Registered Dietitians, Taylor Chan, who recently visited Hillside School, Milton Academy, and Kimball Union Academy in the New England area. As a dietitian, I love food and talking about food...

01/20/20

30 Years of Innovations: Health and Wellness

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As we celebrate the 30th birthday of SAGE Dining Services®, we’re taking a look back at how our programs have evolved throughout the years. In this blog series, we’re covering the different kinds of innovations that have made SAGE a company of firsts. We already reviewed how SAGE’s approach to food service management and the culinary experience has enabled us to build lasting partnerships and serve outstanding, healthy food. In this entry, we’re focusing on our unparalleled wellness education and...

08/28/19

Up Your Game with Performance Spotlight™

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Does your athlete want to add an extra edge to their game? Properly fueling is one strategy athletes can use to optimize their performance. Research shows adequate nutrition can maximize gains in speed, strength, and agility; shorten the recovery period; provide nutrients that support health; and reduce the risk of injury and illness. We recognize that athletes have special nutritional needs to help them perform their best. Performance Spotlight™ is our nutrition education program designed specifically for them. With Performance...

02/18/19

From Our Dietitians: Fueling Athletes on the Go

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For families with young athletes, spending time on the road is a fact of life. While this is a fun, exciting time for the whole family, frequent travels between practices, games, and tournaments can limit dining options, which may make it more difficult to fulfill your athlete’s nutritional needs. Our Registered Dietitians put together some tips based on our Performance Spotlight™ athletic nutrition program to help you fuel up for best performance when you’re on the go. Carbohydrates – provide...

10/09/18

From Our Dietitians: SAGE’s Food-First Philosophy

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There’s a billion-dollar industry selling energy bars and drinks, protein powders, pills, and supplements. That’s why you’ll find hundreds of options and many opinions for or against them. Generally speaking, we’re against them. Although their use is widespread, supplements can be dangerous for both an athlete’s health and athletic career. Companies don’t have to prove that supplements are safe or effective before they’re made publicly available. Studies have shown that 15-25% of supplements contain an unlabeled substance banned by the...

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