Health Tip: Pack the Right Sports Snacks

Health Tip: Pack the Right Sports Snacks

(HealthDay News) -- Packing nutritious snacks can help your young athlete stay healthy and have the energy to succeed on the field.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics explains how nutritious snacks can help your athletic child:

  • They give your child's muscles enough calories to stay strong while playing.

  • They provide fluids to help maintain a cool body temperature.

  • They supply nutrients to help your child grow and develop.

  • They support the body's recovery after strenuous exercise.

 
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