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As the weather gets warmer, your kids will likely find themselves outdoors in the heat for long periods of time. One of the most important aspects to prepare your child for a day out in the heat is their diet.

What to eat before a practice or competition: The general rule of thumb is to eat three-to-four hours before activity, according to Leslie Bonci, Chief Nutrition officer for Come Ready Nutrition...

07/21/2016 - 10:12
Patrick Crossan
More Americans, especially adolescents, are skipping the most important meal of the day—breakfast. Here are some reasons to include a balanced breakfast in your routine:

More Americans, especially adolescents, are skipping the most important meal of the day—breakfast. Here are some reasons to include a balanced breakfast in your routine:

05/16/2014 - 13:29
Kim Crawford
The catchy commercials and billboards from the past sponsored by The National Dairy Council touting “Milk does a body good” still hold true today.

 According to the most recent Dietary Guidelines from the FDA, consuming milk and milk products is associated with improved bone health in children and adolescents.

12/29/2012 - 15:51
PSR Staff
All children need to have a healthy diet and eat balanced meals. But where does protein fit in? And how much of it should your child consume?

Protein plays an important role in maintaining a healthy diet. It helps build and repair muscles, make red blood cells and boost the immune system.

10/19/2012 - 10:47
April Reid
Most athletes, adults and children alike, do not drink enough fluids to replace those lost by the body during exercise. In fact, by the time most active children become thirsty, they have already lost important fluids, along with sodium and potassium, and may already be dehydrated.

The best way to avoid dehydration is to develop a plan that addresses WHAT, WHEN AND HOW MUCH to drink.

07/11/2012 - 09:59
Kim Crawford
Keep your young athlete healthy over the summer with these nutrition tips.

Cookouts galore and a busy sports schedule may be keeping your family on the run this summer.

06/27/2012 - 09:15
Jen Morchesky
When to eat, what to eat and what to avoid before the big game

Kids may not seem to care about their pregame diet, but you can bet they care about how they feel and perform on the playing field – and when, what and how they eat before exercising can have a...

06/27/2012 - 09:09
PSR Staff
A good morning meal sets the tone for your young athlete's day

There’s a reason experts say getting a good breakfast is important to good health. What you choose to eat after a long night’s sleep sets the tone for your whole day.

06/27/2012 - 09:02
Jen Morchesky
When kids are involved in sports, especially in families with more than one child, parents can be hard-pressed to balance busy schedules with nutritious meals. Here are some mealtime tips for families on the go.

1. Eat breakfast at home

11/29/2011 - 00:28
PSR Staff
Ohio high schools following new government guidelines to promote healthier eating

Salads, fruits and wraps are in.

Burgers, fried and sugary snacks are out.

11/28/2011 - 20:12
Tony DeFazio
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