Fueling the Pregnant Athlete
Pregnant athletes have different needs, the fact sheets give tips on what foods and beverages are the best.Media
An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.
Nutrition needs change during pregnancy. This fact sheet reviews nutrition goals and recommended foods for the pregnant athlete.
Length: 2 pages
Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public
Key Words: Athletes, Pregnancy, Running, Exercise, Target Heart Rate, Hydration, Protein, Iron, Folate
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 www.scandpg.org or by phone at 800.249.2875.
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