Nutrition for Active Kids

presented by James White, RDN

Young athletes need different amounts of calories based on their age, body size and activity level.
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James D White RDN

James White, RDN

Jim White is a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.




  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

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