Iron & The Athlete

Date:September 19,2011
Time:07:00 PM
Cost:$20

Description:

This webinar will discuss the role of iron in the athletes diet and how low intakes of this essential nutrient can lead to iron deficiency anemia in endurance athletes. Join us and learn how anemia develops, signs and symptoms to look out for, and simple strategies for this preventable condition.

What You Will Learn:

(1) The role of iron in the body;(2) Risk factors, signs and symptoms of Iron Deficiency Anemia; (3) How to assess iron status and treatment of low levels; (4) Good sources of iron and when to supplement; (5) The Female Athlete Triad

Registration:

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About the presenter:

Jaime Windrow RD is a Registered Dietitian and the Nutrition Programs Director at The CoreDiet, and Triathlon Coach for QT2 Systems. Jaime's experience in sports nutrition and triathlon started long before receiving her formal education and credentials as a Registered Dietitian and a coach. For 12 years she danced professionally with the Radio City Rockettes in New York, and continues to race as an elite amateur, having become an accomplished triathlete with a number of age-group wins and podium finishes in the past 12 years, as well as a finish in Kona at the Ironman World Championships. Her interests lie in using the knowledge she had gained from being a professional dancer and a nutrition expert to provide athletes with all the tools needed to compete at the highest level possible. Jaime received her B.S. in Nutrition from Hunter College, completed her dietetic residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, and is finishing her M.S. in Clinical Nutrition at NYU. She is also studying for the credential of a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), the premier professional sports nutrition credential in the U.S.