Eat Like a Champion

Performance Nutrition for Your Young Athlete

 Eat Like a Champion

Author: Jill Castle
Pub Date: July 2015
Print Edition: $16.95
Print ISBN: 9780814436226
Page Count: 256
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814436233

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Review Quotes

“…packed with good information for parents who want to up their nutrition game for their kids…call to action to improve the food and beverage choices in children's sports.” --Mama Sweat

“… provides information on everything a parent needs to know about feeding a budding athletic star, from major nutrients such as protein to vitamins and minerals to hydration.” --Energy Times

“…terrific and much-needed new book about feeding young athletes…should be in the hands of every children’s sports coach along with any parent with an active child.” --Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

“…does a good job explaining the unique nutrient needs of young athletes…methodically reviews myths around various supplements and sports drinks.” --Fooducate

“…parents and coaches will find a wealth of information and commonsense suggestions to guide young athletes.” --Booklist

“If you own just one book on nutrition for young athletes, make it Eat Like a Champion.” --Raise Healthy Eaters

“If you’ve got a young athlete at home, you need Jill’s book. It’s a go-to resource created specifically for children ages of 8-18.” --Real Mom Nutrition

“…the absolute best resource I’ve found to teach my children to eat! that my kids are performing at their best in school and on the field.” --Hott Books

“I wish Castle's book was available decades ago. I would have read it during my son's pitching and hitting lessons.” --US News & World Report

“This should be in the hands of every health teacher. A must for parents and those entrusted with providing food for active young people.” --VOYA (Voices of Youth Advocates)

“Castle has once again provided a valuable resource on child nutrition, whether you are reading it as a health professional or as a curious parent.” --Weighty Matters

"I found most value was in the closer look at how we eat, supplementing safely, the dangers of dieting, and the treacherous food environment that all child athletes must face these days" --Weight Matters

"Nutrition can be complex, even intimidating. Luckily, a new book has come out, Eat Like a Champion...must-read for athletes, and particularly parents." --Garrett Weber-Gale, Olympic gold medalist, Splash magazine

“…explains the unique nutrition and energy needs of active youngsters. Sound advice.” –Barbara Quinn, national nutrition columnist

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