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Athletes in the Arts: Eating on the Road

Healthy eating recommendation for performance athletes who travel.


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

Athlete Scenario: Due to my work schedule and performance tours, I often eat away from home. On the run it’s challenging to choose healthy foods that help me perform well. How can I meet my performance nutrition goals when eating away from home?

Length: 1 page, single-sided

Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public

Key Words: Athletes in the Arts, 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” at or by phone at 800.249.2875.

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