Monthly Archives: October 2018

1,400 Days and 750,000+ (extra) calories: Math, growth, and varsity baseball (part 2)

This is probably a good time to reiterate that we claim no expertise as nutritionists or dieticians. These posts are based on a lay reading of readily available information, plus a spreadsheet. Math is, after all, the great equalizer. Where … Continue reading

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1,400 Days, 750,000+ (extra) calories: Math, growth, and varsity baseball (part 1)

Let’s say your 8th grader, ‘Ike’, is a terrific baseball player. At 13 years old, Ike is the youngest player in his league but competes successfully against players who are already playing junior varsity baseball in high school. Ike is … Continue reading

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Nutrition for teenage athletes

Disclaimer: I am not a physician, metabolic researcher, or ‘nutritionist’ and make no claim to hold any certification in the field of human nutrition. I am a concerned parent raising two teenage athletes – one a swimmer, the other a … Continue reading

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