Teens (13-18)

Sports Nutrition – Protein and Teen Athletes

Sports Nutrition – Protein and Teen Athletes – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 5, Episode 3 Melanie Battaglia, dietitian, sports nutrition resident, and former college athlete, speaks with Betsy by phone from Texas, on this informative episode about teen athletes’ protein and energy needs. Melanie shares food

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Teen Sports Nutrition with Guest Athlete Alyssa Hjelmgren

Teen Sports Nutrition with Guest Athlete Alyssa Hjelmgren – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 5, Episode 2   Betsy Hjelmgren interviews special guest, synchronized ice skater, Alyssa Hjelmgren, from Northbrook’s very own Teams Elite Synchronized Skating Team. Betsy and Alyssa discuss hydration, and the “Athlete’s Plate”, including

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Body Weight and Young Athletes

Body Weight and Young Athletes – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 3, Episode 10 Coach encouraging you to lose or gain some weight for performance? This episode features youth sports dietitian, Melanie Battaglia, discussing nutrition and body weight amongst young athletes. Betsy and Jen ask some pointed

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Ask Amanda: How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

In this week’s kids’ nutrition Ask Amanda column, pediatric dietitian Amanda Gordon answers the question: What are good recipes to get vegetables into picky eaters? Following are 6 suggestions, the first being the most important: Suggestion 1: Don’t Trick Them.  Try not to hide vegetables in your child’s meals and

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Diets: Keto, Paleo, Mediterranean, What’s a Kid to Do?

Diets: Keto, Paleo, Mediterranean, What’s a Kid to Do? – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 3, Episode 8 With so many weight loss plans out there, and so many different opinions and approaches, it can be a sticky situation when a parent is following a diet and

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