Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.
This delicious sweet potato recipe is a great side dish to serve during the holidays. Freeze the leftovers into individual servings.
Prep time: 60 minutes
Sweet potato mixture:
Serving size: ¾ cup
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
17 g fat
2 g protein
36 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
53 mg cholesterol
61 mg sodium
35 mg calcium
1.1 mg iron
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
|Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offering nutrition information, resources, and access to registered dietitians.|
|Cystic Fibrosis Foundation This organization offers information about the illness, public policy, clinical trials and local chapters.|
|Cystic Fibrosis 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.|
|Cystic Fibrosis: Sample Menu This sample meal plan for teens with cystic fibrosis provides a day's worth of meals that add up to about 3,750 calories.|
|Cystic Fibrosis: Diet and Nutrition 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.|
|About Recipes for Teens With Cystic Fibrosis These high-calorie recipes are especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Check out these delicious recipes.|
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