“Brain Health and Athletic Performance: The Role of Omega-3”
When: April 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Speaker: Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN, SPORTS DIETITIAN
Date: Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Attendees will be able to:
Understand the benefits and research on Omega 3 for Brain Health, Inflammation, Body Composition, and Tissue Recovery.
Learn the Role of Omega 3 vs Omega 6 rich food on inflammation and obesity.
Learn how to optimize our diet eating food rich in Omega 3.
Understand the value of Omega 3 supplementation on overall health and performance.
Evaluate the role of Omega 3 on Exercise Performance, Recovery, and Body Composition.
Provide recommendations on the amount of Omega 3 needed for Athletic Performance and Brain Health.
Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN is the co-founder and Director of Sports Nutrition education for My Sports Dietitian (www.mysportsd.com ), an online sports nutrition education company that helps athletes of all levels improve their eating habits to enhance performance, recovery, and health through the guidance of a Licensed Sports Dietitian. He is the Education Program Manager for the Taylor Hooton Foundation where he has the opportunity to speak to High School, Colleges, and at Major League Ballparks on the dangers of Performance Enhancing Drugs and Dietary Supplements. He also serves as the Sports Dietitian and Nutrition Consultant for Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine’s NFL Players Association Brain and Body program, Fairchild Sports Performance (Houston), Custom Wellness Solutions (Baltimore) and Covington Orthopedic. He was the Sports Dietitian for the New Orleans Saints from 2006-2013, New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans from 2008-2013, and Tulane University Athletics from 2002-2016.
Piattoly graduated from Louisiana State University with a Master’s of Science in Kinesiology and Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. He is a registered and licensed Dietitian. He is a member of the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionist (SCAN) groups. He also serves as the Sports Dietitian for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s Sports Medicine Advisory Board and is on Science Advisory Board for Examine.com and Nordic Naturals.