• Remaking Snacking Habits

    A winning strategy is to view snack time as a time to add more fruits and vegetables combined with smaller portions of protein and whole grains mixed in.

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  • Hydration and the Young Athlete

    Fall sports are in full swing and youth athletes of all ages are busy with both school and activities. With tight schedules and cooling weather, kids in youth sports often

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  • Does My Young Athlete Need Supplements?

    Registered Dietitian Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, is available to counsel child and teen athletes from the Portland metro area.  She has worked with all types of athletes from recreational

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  • Fueling For Sports Performance

    Registered Dietitian Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, is available to counsel child and teen athletes from the Portland, Oregon metro area.  She has worked with all types of athletes from

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High-Performance Nutrition for Young Athletes

Parents of athletes often have questions about performance nutrition, protein, recovery eating, supplements, and the optimal timing of meals and snacks. They also worry about making sure their child is getting enough nutrients to keep up with their sport and normal growth and development. I can help develop a nutrition strategy that is specific to your child’s age, stage of

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Dairy & Yogurt as part of Sustainable Diets

What you eat affects both your health and our planet’s health. Read my summary below of Dr. Frans J. Kok’s presentation at #Yogurt2019 Dairy & Yogurt as part of Sustainable Diets by Dr. Frans J Kok (Wageningen University, The Netherlands) Summary written by Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD At the recent Yogurt in Nutrition Sustainable Diets symposium in Baltimore, experts gathered

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