Everybody needs a variety of foods to stay healthy. When you work out or play sports, it’s even more important to get good nutrition and enough calories — what you eat (and when you eat it) affects how you feel and how you perform.
Always give your body some kind of energy source. In general:
Veggies like sweet potatoes are delicious hot or cold, and rich in vitamins and minerals, too. Sweet potatoes’ low glycemic index means your body absorbs their nutrients slowly, which helps stabilize blood sugar levels and deliver sustained energy throughout your workout.
When it comes to eating and exercise, everyone is different. Listen to your body to learn what works for you!
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