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Parents & Kids Magazine October 2017 Issue

Nutrition Tips for the Student Athlete

According to the “Go Out and Play: Youth Sports in America” survey, 69 percent of girls and 75 percent of boys currently participate in organized and team sports. Children participating in team sports receive several health benefits including improved physical fitness, reduced body fat levels, decreased risk for developing chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes, better bone health, increased self-esteem and emotional well-being. Nutrition plays a key role in athletic performance and recovery yet many student athletes show up to practice dehydrated and underfed. Performance suffers and chances for injury increase when young athletes don’t pay attention to fueling their bodies.

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Latest Family Events

Sat Oct 21 @10:00AM - 05:00PM
26th Annual Woodcarvers Show
Sat Oct 21 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Entergy Nuclear Science
Sat Oct 21 @11:00AM - 04:00PM
Visiting Artist: Roger and Tena Long
Wed Oct 25
Native American Days
Wed Oct 25 @ 9:00AM - 10:30AM
"Walk in Wednesday"
Wed Oct 25 @ 7:00PM -
Ballet Mississippi presents First Moves
Thu Oct 26
"See Us in Action" Open House for the Lower School
Thu Oct 26
Ghost Tales and Duck Hunt
Thu Oct 26
Present Meets Past
Thu Oct 26 @ 5:00PM - 08:00PM
3rd Annual Fall FEASTival