Elizabeth Kasparek, MS, RD, CSSD, LN

  • Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes or Active Kids: Learn more about the nutrition needs for young athletes/active kids and common nutrition pitfalls; Learn about nutrition timing and easy ways athletes can fuel before and after their workouts, games and tournaments; Learn about hydration (and why water should be active kids' beverage of choice), choosing healthy packaged snacks, and other FAQ's from parents of active kids

  • Nutrition for Endurance Athletes: Learn about supporting training for half marathons/marathons/triathlons/other endurance races with good nutrition; Learn about pre-workout, post-workout and intra-workout nutrition habits that will keep you feeling strong throughout your entire training cycle and on race day; Learn about adjusting nutrition for training days/long run days as well as the off season and planning for their next race.

  • Fad Diets, Supplements and Nutrition Research in the News: Learn about common fad diets and the science behind them; Learn how to identify when a diet or supplement is "too good to be true"; Learn the similarities between different diets and which styles of eating have research backing them (ie Mediterranean diet).

contact: elizabeth.kasparek@sanfordhealth.org