March 29, 2016For Immediate Release
Peak Your Child’s Academic and Physical Performance with NutritionBoys Town Pediatrics
“An improper diet can lead to tiredness, affecting cognitive abilities, memory, creativity, decision-making and a weakened immune system,” said Nancy VanderSluis, pediatrician at Boys Town Pediatrics. “Without the nutritional value of a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner, children can get sick more often, further contributes to experiencing developmental or learning problems. Certain vision and hearing conditions have also been linked to infections and nutritional deficiencies.”
Boys Town Pediatrics offers
nutrition guidelines to peak academic and physical performance.
Children who are active in sports need proper nutrients in their diet to help support and sustain high levels of activity and may consume anywhere from 2,000 to 5,000 calories per day. Key components for active youth include:
ABOUT BOYS TOWN PEDIATRICSBoys Town Pediatrics is keeping kids healthy with extended evening and weekend appointments and scheduled same day sick appointments seven days a week. Our Board Certified pediatric specialists offer diagnosis and treatment services for life-altering disorders, chronic conditions and serious injuries. To learn more about our specialized care for kids and meet the physicians of Boys Town Pediatrics, visit
boystownpediatrics.org. Boys Town Pediatrics, together caring for kids.