"To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art."
- La Rochefoucauld

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Good Nutrition for Dancers

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Really great article on what to eat by Mercola 
Healthy fats, carbs, oils etc HIGHLY RECOMMEND! 

 Suggestions for snacks - go organic when possible:

Raw Fruits
Raw Almonds
Pumpkin Seeds
Vegetables - Broccoli, carrots, celery
Tofu - Vegetarian
Seitan (Wheat Gluten)Vegetarian
Hummus with celery or carrots
Bean Salads (Trader Joe’s has a great canned bean salad)
Bean and Rice Mixtures
Buckwheat Noodles
Peanut Butter w/ Ezekiel Bread (by Food for Life) Apples/Bananas
Brown Rice Cakes

Water (of course) 8oz of fluid every 15 min or when breaks in class. Lemon and high quality sea salt can serve as a natural electrolyte boost.

Guidelines for protein
1.4-1.6g per kg body weight and 1/2 gram for every pound body weight
I'm a vegetarian so if you are curious about being a vegetarian and protein intake READ THIS I have plenty of muscle so get the facts and don't listen to people that say vegetarians can't get proper nutrients. It's not true.

Experiencing Cramping? You might need Calcium, Potassium or Fluids.

Make sure to get your Calcium, Iron and B12!!

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