4 The most appropriate diet for the teen athlete is one that: 3/31/2017The most appropriate diet for the teen athlete is one that:Is high in nutrient-dense complex carbohydratesContains moderate amounts of proteinIs low in saturated fat and cholesterolProvides sufficient calories
5 3/31/2017As a parent, you should promote the three basic principles that are key to a high performance diet:VarietyModerationBalance
6 How parents can help their children eat better: 3/31/2017How parents can help their children eat better:Buy more healthy foodsSubstitute your child’s favorite foods with more nutrient dense or similarProvide nutritious snacks and fluids for before and after practice and competitionsModel healthy eating
7 Meeting the nutritional needs of the teen athlete: 3/31/2017Meeting the nutritional needs of the teen athlete:BreakfastLunchSnacksBefore sportsAfter sportsDinner
8 Importance of a High Carbohydrate Diet 3/31/2017Importance of a High Carbohydrate Diet
9 High Carbohydrate Foods 3/31/2017High Carbohydrate Foods
10 The Truth About Protein 3/31/2017The Truth About Protein
23 3/31/2017Sports Drinks:Maintain thirst, so kids keep drinking until fully hydratedContain carbohydrates which provide energy for peak sports performanceContain electrolytes (Na+ and K+) which speed re-hydration, create thirst, makes them taste better, and prevent heat cramps
24 3/31/2017Water:Eliminates thirst, so kids stop drinking before they are fully re-hydratedContains no carbohydrates, so it does not provide the energy a child needs for running and playing all dayContains no electrolytes and lack the taste appeal of a sports drink
25 Make sure kids are hydrated before 3/31/2017Most important thing…Make sure kids are hydrated beforeany physical activity.
26 Fluid Guidelines For Teen Athletes 3/31/2017Fluid Guidelines For Teen Athletes
29 Why Teen Athletes Should NOT Take Dietary Supplements 3/31/2017Why Teen Athletes Should NOT Take Dietary Supplements
30 Final Nutrition Tips For Active Teens: 3/31/2017Final Nutrition Tips For Active Teens:1. Target carbohydrates for energy2. Protein is the building blocks3. Don’t forget some fat4. Support hydration5. Practice supplement safety6. Keep fuel tanks filled7. Variety is the spice of life8. Get plenty of sleep and rest
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