Parents, coaches and hockey players of all ages are becoming more aware of how nutrition impacts performance and risk of injury, which is encouraging. It’s evident at the professional level as well. Young NHL players are dialed in, for sure, and nutrition truly is a part of the culture. Information is just a Google search away, yet it can be confusing at times, partly because there is conflicting information published and partly because trends change.
Below are the top six nutrition trends, in my opinion, right now. Please note that these trends include foods as well as practices related to food choices.
1. Eat local. Eat fresh.