Nutrition Quiz

Here is a performance checklist to help you consider all the important aspects of performance nutrition.

1.  Do you eat breakfast 7 days a week?

2.  Do you eat foods from at least 3 different food groups at breakfast?

3.  Do you eat 3 balanced meals at approximately the same time each day?

4.  Do you eat a nutritious mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack?

5.  Do you eat at least 3 pieces of fresh fruit each day?

6.  Do you eat at least 5 servings of fresh vegetables each day?

7.  Do you choose high fiber breads and cereals?

8.  Do you eat a large serving of lean or low-fat protein at each meal?

9.  Do you eat adequately to maintain your bodyweight (unless on a fat loss or weight gain program)?

10. Do you eat a pre-exercise snack within 1 hour of beginning exercise?

11. Do you eat a post-exercise snack within 30 minutes of completing exercise?

12. Do you eat a balanced mean within 2 hours of completing exercise?

13. Do you drink half of your bodyweight in ounces of water each day (plus 16 oz/hr. during exercise)?

14. Do you sleep at least 7-8 hours each night?

15. Do you go to bed at the same time at night and get up at approximately the same time in the morning?

16.  Do you take a multivitamin rich in the antioxidant nutrients in the morning and evening?


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