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Eating for Exercise and Sports

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Read about why physical activity is important, how much you need, tips for increasing the amount you get, and more.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Read general information about fitness and staying healthy. Also in Spanish.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Read about how nutrition plays an important role in athletic performance.

HHS. President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

See ways the PCSFN encourages people to be active and eat healthy. Includes links to current news as well as council and other federal health publications.

Colorado State University Extension

Read about how athletes achieve peak performance by training and eating a balanced diet including a variety of foods in this printable fact sheet.

Oregon State University Extension

The WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum uses youth's interest in sports to teach them about healthy eating and hydration to fuel a healthy, active body for life.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

If you're thinking, "How can I meet the guidelines each week?" don't worry. You'll be surprised by the variety of activities you have to choose from.