Podcast Episode Fifty-Two: How Nutrition Affects Your Performance – Part I

Whether you’re performing in a sports competition, on the road in the car, at your desk, or at home with your family, what you consume makes a difference. The food and drinks you put into your body will either help your performance or hinder it. 

There are many signs and symptoms that your body tries to give you when it is not getting the right nutrition, but unfortunately, they can go unnoticed. Today on VitalHealth4You, we are diving into nutrition and how things like sugar, alcohol, and caffeine affect your body and impact your overall performance. 

What’s in this episode:

  • How sugar affects your brain
  • Signs and symptoms of hyper or hypoglycemia
  • The causes of hypoglycemia
  • The benefits of meal planning when it comes to improving your nutrition
  • How alcohol impacts your body
  • What happens to your body when you’re dehydrated
  • How much water you should drink per day
  • Why caffeine should be considered a drug
  • The effects of long term coffee consumption
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

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