I have been a sport nutritionist for 16 years. My specialty is around protein. The human body need specific amino acids and specific levels to function properly. An incomplete protein exists only in the sense that this protein by itself does not supply the need protein values for a human being. There is so much science to support this that your insistence against it is dangerous and life threatening. No one is making a judgement call against vegans or vegetarians, this is a respected choice. What is important is the health of the individual.
If your child participates in sports at a high level, and especially if he or she specializes in one sport, he or she might be at risk of burning out. There are several physical, behavioral, and psychological sings and symptoms that you can look for to help you identify athlete burnout so that you can stop it before it reaches the dropout point. Physical signs to look for include tension, fatigue, irritability, decreased energy level, problems sleeping, increased occurrence of illness, inconsistent performance (2), and exhaustion (3). Behavioral indicators of burnout are depression, feeling helplessness, anger (2), feelings of disappointment, and feeling that one’s contribution to the team is insignificant (3). However, it should be pointed out that some of the symptoms such as depression can occur independently of burnout (3).
He could barely see down the fairway as his pre-tournament pro-am round for the Farmers Insurance Open was beginning in near darkness and 46-degree temperatures, conditions in no way conducive to a guy with a bad back. Tiger Woods has signed with TaylorMade after years with Nike. Christian Petersen/Getty Images But the TaylorMade deal is yet another sign that Woods is returning to competitive golf after missing most of the past 17 months because of two back surgeries. He's had three operations on his back dating to March 2014. Nike's exit from the golf hard goods business in August made Woods somewhat of a free agent when it came to equipment.