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Practical concerns with athletes\' diets

Author(s): Isabella Jones*

Many athletes do not follow a sound nutritional plan to improve their athletic performance. Poor nutrition knowledge, dietary extremism, inadequate practical cooking or meal preparation skills, and limited availability of food because of a hectic schedule and frequent travel are a few of the contributing factors. In order to attain the aims of sound nutrition, nutrition education for athletes needs to be practical and cover eating techniques as well as an important food and fluid choices. Since athletes sometimes find it challenging to integrate many issues, strategies that can accomplish multiple dietary goals at once are most beneficial. A sports nutrition specialist should be consulted for an individual evaluation and counseling by athletes with excessive nutrient needs or nutritional issues