Getting to Know Kachimeshi or Winning Meals, For Every Sports Enthusiast

Publish with Author Ajinomoto at 29 July 2022

Kachimeshi in English means "Winning Meal" it's a delicious and balanced nutrition food program using Ajinomoto products initially held by Ajinomoto Japan and followed by Ajinomoto affiliates around the world including Indonesia. This program intends to support national athletes to achieve their best performance. Kachimeshi in Indonesia began in 2018 until 2022. With the right training program and also the support from Kachimeshi, the athletes were able to achieve their best performance and it was proven by many achievements were made.

It turns out that Kachimeshi not only applies to athletes who compete in the national and international arenas but can also apply to sports fans or sports enthusiasts. Nutrition has an important role in optimizing the benefits of physical activity for bodybuilders and professional athletes or people who exercise to improve physical and mental health like sports enthusiasts. The role of nutrition in sports is to improve performance, prevent injury, and speed up recovery. When sports enthusiasts lack nutritional intakes such as energy, carbohydrates, fluids, protein, vitamins, and minerals, their bodies tire easily and poor performance during exercise.

Currently, there are many sports, which of course have their fans. Likewise, the fulfillment of nutrition for each sport will indeed be different from one another. For example, cycling has different nutritional needs from soccer. For this reason, Kachimeshi is here to help sports enthusiasts understand their nutrition needs.

Kachimeshi can be served in a complete set menu that consists of staple foods, main course, side dish, vegetables, and fruits in a complete and balanced nutrition composition with macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and micronutrients, namely vitamins and minerals. Sports nutrition refers to balanced nutrition, but the proportions are adjusted according to the sport. The focus is on achieving a balance of energy obtained from food and drinks with the energy needed for metabolism, providing energy for activity, rest, and exercise.

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