Optimal Bone Health in Athletes
Managing the right nutrients in the diet to maintain strong bones for performance.Media
An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.
Proper nutrition is important for ensuring strong and healthy bones. This fact sheet reviews nutrients of concern and strategies for achieving optimal bone health.
Length: 1 page, single-sided
Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public
Key Words: Athletes, Calcium, Bone Loss, Vitamin D, Calcium-Rich Foods
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” at www.scandpg.org or by phone at 800.249.2875.
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