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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 recreational to elite competitors. She is board certified as a sports science dietitian. Does your young athlete have a tough time making it through the week? While many factors can

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Feeding the Young Athlete

Kids were made for movement. Youth sports, dancing, biking, climbing, jumping and active play all contribute to better overall health and fitness, motor skill development, a healthy weight and even academic success.  The goal for school-aged kids and teens is to achieve a minimum of one hour of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day. For children who compete in

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