Posts Tagged protein

What Should a Vegetarian Teen Eat?

What do you do when your teen announces they’ve become a vegetarian? Or a vegan?   Lots of parents wonder whether it’s safe for their child or even if they should let them eat like this at all. Will your grown teen get enough nutrients to stay

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Food Allergies, or Intolerance?

What’s the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance? Is your child allergic to dairy or lactose intolerant? Do you have a gluten allergy or is it actually fructan intolerance?    The difference between food allergies and food intolerances is confusing. Parents often make dietary

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Sports Nutrition for Athletes with Dietary Needs

Sports nutrition is complicated, especially for growing kids and teens. But, what happens when an athlete has food restrictions or needs a special diet?   In today’s video, Betsy explores the fundamentals of sports nutrition, takes a look at how food restrictions challenge the diets of young

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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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