Sports Nutrition - Myths and Facts
Show: Sports Medicine & Fitness Show
Colleen Thompson, MS, RD.
Nutrition and Fast Food; Our Nation at Risk
Colleen Thompson, MS, RD. registered dietitian and coauthor of Overcoming Childhood Obesity and Connecticut Cooks for Kids, a cookbook and nutrition resource for childcare providers and young children and the book Fueling the Teen Machine, comes on the show to discuss sports nutrition - myths and facts, super sizing, how to control your portion sizes, the dangers of coffee drinks and sodas and tips for making good choices at the drive through.
Colleen Thompson, MS, RD, is also a registered dietitian and the director of Hawley Armory, the fitness center for employee health at the University of Connecticut. Colleen lives in Wallingford, Connecticut, with her husband and their three teenage sons. Together, Ellen Shanley and Colleen have coauthored Overcoming Childhood Obesity and Connecticut Cooks for Kids, a cookbook and nutrition resource for childcare providers and young children. They have also published several articles and abstracts about nutrition, food service, and nutrition education in a variety of professional publications including the Journal of the American Dietetic Association and the Journal of School Nutrition.
Melanie Cole, M.S.
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