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Eating on the Road

SCAN Fact Sheet with tips for how anyone can make healthy food choices when traveling.


An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.

Athletes often eat away from home during the competition season. This fact sheet reviews how to meet the goals of performance nutrition while dining out, as well as offers pre-packed snack ideas and tips.

Length: 1 page, single-sided


Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public

Key Words: Athletes, Swim, Training, Travel, Performance, Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat, Fluids, Fast Food, Travel Packs


Written by SCAN registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) to provide nutrition guidance. The key to optimal meal planning is individualization. Contact a SCAN RDN or a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) for personalized nutrition plans. Access “Find a SCAN RDN” a or by phone at 800.249.2875.

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