Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.
Prep time: 30 minutes
Serving size: 1½ cups
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
29 g protein
64 g fat
414 mg sodium
371 mg calcium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Consider adding chicken or shrimp to this dish to increase protein intake.
Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
|Cystic Fibrosis Foundation This organization offers information about the illness, public policy, clinical trials and local chapters.|
|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.|
|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 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: 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.|
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