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Nancy Clark: Peanut Butter Is My Top Food For Sports Nutrition

MomsTEAM has designated October as Sports Nutrition Month, and invited some old friends and some new ones in the nutrition field to share their wisdom by responding to a series of questions. We hope their answers will offer the always on-the-go sports parents we know you are some fresh ideas and choices for healthy, easy-to-make breakfasts, lunches, dinners and between-meal snacks and to help you stretch your food dollar.

Today we hear from sports nutritionist and MomsTEAM expert, Nancy Clark:

Nancy Clark

MomsTEAM: What do recommend sports-active kids eat for breakfast?

Leading sports dietitian Nancy Clark says the best breakfast is any breakfast, but clearly some breakfasts are better than others in terms of nutrient-density. The best include at least three different kinds of foods per meal.

Five Best After-School Snacks for Kids

Kids are notorious for jumping off the school bus and heading straight for the candy jar full of sugary junk food. Since children get about one-third of their daily calories from after-school snacks, it is essential that they receive the nutrients they need to support proper growth and health. So when you are shopping for school supplies, clothing, and gadgets, don't forget to stock the pantry with healthy after-school snacks. Here's how to transform five basic snacks items into tasty after-school treats guaranteed to please.
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