Tips for Athletes

Nutrition for Active Kids

Young athletes need different amounts of calories based on their age, body size and activity level.

Tips For Athletes to eat right.

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    Supplements and Ergogenic Aids for Athletes

    Sharon Denny, MS, RDN

    All sorts of dietary supplements claim to make you faster, stronger, more energized and slimmer, but effectiveness and safety do not have to be confirmed before supplements hit store shelves. Read More

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    Vitamin Needs of Athletes

    Sharon Denny, MS, RDN

    Although some research suggests the high activity levels of athletes may increase their vitamin needs, at present, there are not specific vitamin recommendations specific to athletes. Here's a view of the role vitamins play. Read More