When you see them having fun at practice, you’ll know that signing them up was a good decision. And when you think of all the other benefits, you’ll know it was a great one. While your young players are out on the field showing their skills, they’re also learning positive exercise, nutrition, and character habits. That’s why Publix proudly supports youth soccer.
If you’re not yet a soccer parent, register your kids today! When fitness is fun for them, the future will be full of victories.
Click on your state’s youth soccer association logo to learn more and register a player.*
*By clicking these links, you will leave publix.com and enter a state soccer association site operated and controlled by the association named in the link.
These recipes have the ingredients you want to support your soccer players’ active lifestyle, and they’re easy to make. Good news for the kids—they taste great too!
For breakfast. For dinner. For everything in between. Check out these other ideas.
Staying hydrated before, during, and after practices and games is important for young athletes. The amount of water that a child needs may vary depending on age, weight, gender, climate, and other factors,1 so we advise that you adjust the following guidelines to your kids’ needs as recommended by their pediatrician:
Did you know that part of your kids’ daily water intake can come from other beverages, and even from food? It’s true! Most fruits and vegetables have a much higher water content than other solid foods, which makes fruits’ and vegetables’ calorie levels low relative to their high nutrient levels—another great reason for kids to eat more from these food groups.1
1 Reviewed by Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN. “Water: How Much Do Kids Need?” Last modified August 10, 2018.
2 Kinsella, Sarah, MD, CAQ, FAAP. “Sports Nutrition for Busy Families and Busy Lifestyles.” Accessed March 4, 2019.