I just joined ADA’s Kids Eat Right campaign. Child obesity is such an important issue and as a dietitian I feel I can contribute and become a part of the solution. This week’s topic is on nutrition for athletic teens.
Did you know the average active teenage boy needs 3000 to 4000 cal/day and the average active teenage girl 2000 to 3000? But that doesn’t mean they should fill up on pizza, chips and candy bars. Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD has the scoop on how to ensure active kids fuel up with right nutrients they need. Read her article:
Teen Nutrition for Fall Sports.