Posts Tagged sports nutrition

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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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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