Kids and Teens
Ever have questions about how you can excel at sports? Or what foods are best for your body? Then you’re in the right place!
Nutrition for the Student Athlete
Nutrition Guide for the Athlete (288 K PDF) — Calculate how many calories you need based on how active you are.
Eating for Performance (504 K PDF) — What you eat and when matters! Tips for pre- and post-game meals.
Fluids and Hydration (180 K PDF) — Drink fluids before, during, and after exercise or intense activity.
Nutrition Supplements (168 K PDF) — Get the bottom line on protein supplements, sports drinks, bars, and other energy products.
Other Recommended Resources
Active Living: Kids and Teens — Resources to cut down on screen time and get more physical activity.
Family Dining — Tips on getting your kids involved in meal preparation and establishing a family mealtime.
Teens and Family Meals (240 K PDF) — Teen Talk Fact Sheet reviews benefits of family meals and tips for success.
Action for Healthy Kids — Organization that works with schools, families, and communities to help kids learn to be healthier and be ready to learn.
Parent Education: Online Parenting Resources — Online parenting resources for parents of young children, caregivers, and parent educators.
Families With Teens: Parent Resources — Online parenting resources for parents of teens, caregivers, and parent educators.
Family Gardening — National Gardening Association — Gardening with you family provides the tangible benefits of exercise and fresh food.
Healthy Schools — Resources for creating a healthy food environment at your school.
Farm to School — Help build farm to school partnerships in your community.