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SPOREL Sports Performance
A Holistic Approach to Sports Performance
The sports nutrition with the optimum health in mind


Sports Nutrition 

Food provides the body with nutrients as well as valuable information that can bring about quick changes in metabolism and the functioning of genes. 

Training sessions provide the signals to start the sport specific adaptation processes. 

Performance is determined by how well the body is able to respond physiologically to training and NUTRITION plays a key role!

Nutrition is an important part of sport performance! 

SPOREL NUTRITION specializes in personalized nutrition counseling for active individuals and competitive elite athletes of all ages. The SPOREL logo designates an active person with nutrient dense and colorful foods balanced across the body. The motto is that an active life is the basis of a healthy life and that the active healthy life style needs to include a healthy diet.
PERFORMANCE COUNCELING can be viewed more as a NUTRITION EDUCATION, since the program is aimed to teach the clients;
  • How to eat healthy
  • How to have more energy
  • How to lose undesired body fat
  • How to feel confident about food choices
  • How to enjoy a successful diet that supports the exercises, trainings and competitions
SPORTS NUTRITION EDUCATION may provide you with the following;
  • You can gain optimum sport specific adaptations from your training program
  • You can achieve proper recovery between workouts and competitive events
  • You can achieve and maintain the ideal sport specific body composition
  • The knowledge provides reduced risk of injury and illness
  • You can build the basis of consistency in achieving high levels of competition performances.
The founder of SPOREL BESLENME, Emine Sporel Özakat, Ph.D., has previously worked  in Boğaziçi University and İstanbul Technical University, Molecular Biology and Genetics Departments for a total of 16 years.  She received further education in the field of nutrition after decidind to end her academic carrier. She is the first person in Turkey, to receive the world renowed International Olympic Committee, Sports Nutrition Diploma. She is also the first person from Turkey to complete the Functional Medicine Health Coaching Academy. She is also the first Sports Nutritionist in Turkey, to incorporate Integrative Sports Nutrition (CISN) practices into her services. She has been involved in sports in all her life. Swimming and athletics in childhood, and then professional level basketball during high school and university. Currently, she is a competitive senior tennis player.
SPOREL performance nutrition services?
SPOREL Seminars
-Sport specific seminars for coaches, parents and athletes
-Sport specific supplement use information
-Anti-doping information
-What is Healthy Eating?
Personalized Sports Nutrition Counseling
For: Active individuals / Child and Adolescent Athletes / Professional, Elite Athletes / Master and Senior Athletes.
Special needs: Vegetarian, Vegan Athletes / Injury Recovery / Diasabled Athletes / Frequent Travelling Athletes / Special Climate Nutrition (high altitudes, hot climate)
Performance Nutrition Counseling Packages
SPOREL Check Up: Consists of 3 sessions
Check Up + Follow up: Consists of SPOREL Check Up + 3 Follow Up Sessions
Seasonal Follow Up Plan for Athletes: Consists of detailed information gathering + Personilized Sports Nutrition Education + Sports Performance Kitchen Makeover +  Supporting Receipes + Anti-Doping information + Sports specific supplement information + minimum 6 Follow up & information sessions
Performance Nutrition for the MASTER ATHLETE
For active individuals who are +35 years old

The program is suitable for anyone who is an x sports person or just starting any sports or wants to start a more active life and also includes exercise counseling if needed.

'Performance Check Up' + 3 sessions, a total of 6 sessions.

Sports Nutrition Counseling for Teams
Seasonal sports nutrition counseling; healthy eating and sport specific nutrition seminar, sport specific nutritional evaluations, training periodization nutrition support, training nutrition, competition nutrition, working with the coaches to set personalized nutritional goals, athlete follow up, travelling and away game menu planning, sport specific nutrition supplement support and anti-doping support.

MINDFUL KETO Athletic Program

‘Especially designed for those athletes who have received the diagnosis of any one of the following conditions;

- metabolic syndrome

- pre-diabetes

- type 2 diabetes

The program follows either low carb or ketogenic phytonutrient and fiber rich individiunalized nutrition plan. 

If the athlete wishes the program can be followed in collaboration with the athlete's medical doctor.


A minimum of 3 sessions of stres menagement trainings using the special HRV techniques.
Integrative Sports Nutrition Certificate
Center for Integrative Sports Nutrition (CISN)
Functional Medicine Health Coach
Functional Medicine Coaching Academy (FMCA)
Sports Nutrition postgraduate diploma 
International Olympic Committee (IOC), Medical Commission
Ph.D., Molecular Neuropharmacology 
Rudolf Magnus Institute, Utrecht University, Holland
Biochemisty Department, Surrey University, England
B.Sc., Human Biology and Health
Surrey University, England

Professional Advanced Training; Low Carb High Fat in Clinical Practice,

The Noakes Foundation, Nutrition Network, 2019.

Professional Training in Low Carbohydrate High Fat Ketogenic Nutrition and Treatment

The Noakes Foundation, Nutrition Network, 2018.

Gut Check: Exploring Your Microbiome,
University of Colorado, Boulder on Coursera
Certificate earned March 2017
Diabetes: A Global Challenge
University of Kopenhagen on Coursera
Certificate earned March 2017
Doping : Sports, Organizations and Sciences
University of Lausanne on Coursera
Certificate earned on February 2017
Accredited Anti-Doping Advisor
Introduction to Nutrigenomics 
Genomics For Clinicans By Clinicians (GSN)
Mindful Eating Course 
Jan Chozen Bays
Sports Nutrition Consultant,
Nutrition and Wellness Consultant,
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