These are the likes of olive or canola oil. The nuts and nut butters and fatty fish are also nutritive sources of fats to the body. The level of body energy that the teenager will need always varies. This depends on the levels of physical activity the teenager is engaged in. however, for a healthy athlete it is recommended that one has 45 percent to 65 percent of calories from carbohydrate. 10 percent to 35 percent of the energy should be from protein. Fats on the other hand need to provide 20 to 35 percent (Manore, 2004).
Following up on these patterns in order to stay healthy will help the young Australian athlete teenagers grow and develop in very healthy patterns. This will in turn be very useful in the development of their careers as prospective athletes in the future.