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Food & Nutrition

Fuel Up For Fun
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Image of a glass of waterNo matter what type of physical activity you do, you should always be sure to drink plenty of water — before you start, during the activity, and after you're done, even if you don't feel thirsty.

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Fuel Up for Fun

Whether you hit the court, the field, the track, the rink, or your back yard to get some physical activity, you'll need some fuel to keep you going!

Here are some great snacks to munch on to keep your body movin' and your stomach silent:

 Fresh veggies like carrots and celery sticks

 Snack-sized boxes of raisins


 Low-fat yogurt

 Image of bananas and orange juiceCrackers — try graham crackers, animal crackers, or saltines


 Fig bars

 Fruit juice boxes (make sure you choose 100% pure fruit juice, or for an added boost, try orange juice with added calcium)

 Small packages of trail mix

 Fresh fruits such as bananas, oranges, grapes (try freezing your grapes for a new taste sensation!), and berries

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