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 questions about when it is or is not appropriate for an athlete to gain or lose weight for their sport, and whose discretion is appropriate to make that determination.
Kids and teens are under more stress than ever before, and development of a healthy self-image can be challenging. Join this informative discussion with Betsy and Jen, and special guest – licensed counselor and social worker, Lynn Zakeri, who shares from her years of experience helping people with body image concerns. Great episode for parents looking for guidance on how to have healthy body conversations with their kids and teens. Don’t miss it!
Welcome back to season three of the Feed to Succeed podcast! Betsy and Jen are ready to take on the sensitive subject of children, teens and weight problems – both under AND over – with honest dialogue, special guests this season, and lots of empathy to help provide some insight to these difficult situations. In this episode, is weight a good measure of health? Can one be a healthy weight, and still be malnourished? Tune in to hear more.