General Sports Nutrition Fact Sheets

General Sports Nutrition Fact Sheets


The SD-USA subunit of SCAN is pleased to offer Sports Nutrition Fact Sheets on topics of interest to sports dietitians, exercise professionals, athletes, or the general public. The Fact Sheets are created by SCAN Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and provide timely, accurate, applied information and guidance.

Fact sheets are FREE to members and $3.95 each to non-members. Please note that, once purchased*, the Fact Sheets may be downloaded, printed and copied for education purposes only. Reproduction for sales purposes is not authorized.

*Fact sheets are non-refundable.


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Alcohol and Athlete Performance


Athletes With Type 1 Diabetes

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Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)

Board Certified CSSD

Caffeine and Athlete Performance

Caffeine and Athlete Performance

Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity in Athletes

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Creatine Supplementation and Athlete Performance

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Eating Before Exercise

Eating Before Exercise

Eating During Exercise

Eating During Exercise

Eating for Recovery

Eating for Recovery

Eating on the Road

Eating on the Road

Exercise Hydration

Exercise Hydration

Female Athlete Triad


Fueling the Pregnant Athlete


Gut Health for Athletes

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Hydration for SCI Athletes

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Hydration for the Child Athlete


Hydration for the Teen Athlete


Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Athletes

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Low Carbohydrate, High Fat Diets for Athletes

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Navigating Sports Supplements


Nutrition for Adventure Racing

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Nutrition for Athletes with GERD

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Nutrition for the Injured Athlete


Nutrition to Optimize Immune Function


Nutritional Strategies for Making Weight


Post-Collegiate Nutrition: Making the Transition

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Protein Needs for Athletes

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Protein Supplements for Athletes

Protein Supplements for Athletes

Recognition & Treatment of Deficient Energy Intake Among Athletes

Recognition and Treatment of Deficient Energy Intake

Reversing Iron Depletion


Smart Supplementation

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Sport Foods

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Sunny Side of Vitamin D


Top Ten Reasons CSSDs Deliver

CSSDs Top 10

Vegetarian Eating for Athletes


Weight Gain in Sports