Just as athletes need to properly stretch and hydrate before and after a workout or event, they also need to be making smart
meal choices. What you eat—regardless if you are an athlete or not—will greatly impact your health.
It can often be hard to determine which foods are best, especially with the myriad of options available at most grocery stores. A good place to start is learning how to make smart nutritional choices when it comes to fats, carbohydrates and proteins.
Michael Rakotz, MD, Family Medicine physician at Northshore, gives advice on the best meal choices for both athletes and non-athletes alike:
What smart meal choices do you make to maintain your health?