Fuel Up Like Team USA
08/03/2016 04:45PM ● Published by Enjoy Magazine
U.S. Olympic athletes know what it takes to build a champion: a lifetime of determination and training, countless competitions and years of fueling their bodies with the right foods and beverages.
It’s not just a healthy diet they’re seeking – it’s the right mix of nutrients to help them reach their peak training, and that includes high-quality protein, like the protein in milk. Milk is a nutrient powerhouse with nine essential nutrients, including 8 grams of natural protein, in each 8-ounce serving. It provides a nutrient package that’s hard to find in any other single food or beverage.
“I’m always focused on getting the right nutrients to help fuel my training and protein is something I aim to get in every morning,” said Jennifer Kessy, professional beach volleyball player and London 2012 Olympic Games silver medal winner. “My mom encouraged me to drink milk growing up because of all the nutrients you get in one glass. Milk is still a staple in my diet, and now that I am a mom, I try to take what my mother taught me about healthy eating and nutrition and pass it on to my daughter.”