Cystic Fibrosis: Diet and Nutrition for Teens
Like every other teenager, girls and guys with CF need calories to fuel their growth. They just need more of them - sometimes as much as 30% to 50% more calories than other teens.
Cystic Fibrosis and Nutrition for Parents
In addition to extra calories, kids with cystic fibrosis have some specific nutritional needs. Find out ways to help your child with CF grow healthy and strong.
Strawberry Banana Smoothie for Parents
Smoothies are a great way to add extra calories and protein to your child's diet.
Strawberry Banana Smoothie for Teens
Smoothies are a great way to add extra calories and protein to your diet.
Cystic Fibrosis for Parents
Cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that particularly affects the lungs and digestive system, makes kids who have it more vulnerable to repeated lung infections.
Special Diets for Kids
Info about food allergies, intolerances, and more.
Digestive System for Teens
This section has information on conditions that affect the digestive system, from a simple stomachache to more complex conditions like cystic fibrosis.
Nutrition Basics for Teens
Find out how to make good restaurant choices, how to be sure your diet has the right nutrients, and more.
Food & Nutrition for Teens
This section has easy-to-follow advice on healthy eating.
Cystic Fibrosis for Teens
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that causes the body to produce mucus that's extremely thick and sticky. It mainly affects the lungs and the pancreas, causing serious breathing and digestive problems.