nutrition

High Protein Breakfasts Important in Adolescents

by in nutrition, teen health April 8, 2016

A recently published article by Baum et al. in the Journal of Nutrition explored the relationship between high-carbohydrate diets and high-protein diets in normal weight and overweight/obese teens age 8-12 years. They looked at a number of variables after the breakfast was consumed, including energy expenditure, blood sugar levels, level of satiety (appetite), and amount […]

Feeding Teens: A Dietary Dilemma

by in nutrition, teen health April 5, 2016

There seems to be a general oversight in the medical field when it comes to teen health. Parents and physicians alike often focus our efforts on growing strong babies and then skip forward to supporting healthy adults, assuming that our able-bodied teens require little to no medical intervention during this in-between time period. However, as […]