Nutrition for the Teenage Athlete: Boosters Meeting December 8

Join the Episcopal Boosters on December 8 in the Gooding Boardroom at 8:15 for the group’s monthly meeting.  At 9:00 a.m. Holly Pudwill and Amanda Ranney will discuss Nutrition for the Teenage Athlete.  With so many conflicting ideas on how to fuel our athletes knowing what resources are available is always helpful. 
Holly Pudwill, MS, RD, LD/N, CEDRD, Owner of Balanced Nutrition of Jacksonville, is a licensed, registered dietitian with a Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from Florida State University. Past work experience includes Consultant Dietitian in the Orlando area, Clinical Dietitian at Florida Hospital Waterman, and Nutrition Coordinator for Nutritional Guidance, Inc. Through these experiences Holly has worked in a variety of specialized areas with patients of all ages. As a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Holly is considered an expert in providing nutrition counseling to treat eating disorders of all kinds. Holly also has extensive experience working with weight management, sports nutrition, and a variety of diagnoses requiring medical nutrition therapy.
Amanda Ranney, IIN Health Coach, CPT, Owner of FitPeaceByPeace, is a certified health and wellness coach, author, personal trainer, high school running coach, and an Episcopal class of 2009 graduate. After attaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Florida State University, she jumped into the wellness industry working as a personal trainer, group exercise and CPR instructor, health educator, and wellness associate for the YMCA. Since then, Amanda has continued to pursue her extended passion for holistic health through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, earning the title of Holistic Health Coach. Additional experience includes corporate/worksite health coaching, wellness workshops, youth ministry, blogging, and public speaking. Amanda has a heart for young athletes and just completed her fourth season coaching high school cross-country for Stanton College Prep. She is a strong advocate for sound health education, mental health, youth development, and eating disorder awareness. In attempts to use her own recovery journey to help others, she recently self-published a book about her past struggle with an eating disorder during her adolescence and college years. Her hopes are to empower as many people as possible to believe in their own self-worth, to rediscover their potential, and to live a vibrant and peaceful life