Posted November 15, 2015

(HealthDay News) -- As you're packing your child's bag with sports gear, don't forget some healthy snacks. These foods play an essential role in keeping your child fit and fueled on the field.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics mentions these potential benefits:

  • Fueling the child's muscles with energy to get through the game.

  • Providing needed fluids and preventing overheating.

  • Allowing the body to recover after strenuous physical exertion.

-- Diana Kohnle

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