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Eating for Exercise and Sports

Find information on nutrition and athletic performance.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus Health Information

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

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus Health Information

Find information and research about fitness and health.

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

See ways the President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (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.

PennState Extension

Learn how nutrition before, during, and after sport competitions can improve athletic performance.