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Fuel your Body for Sports: The Teenage Sportsperson

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Find out what your body needs

As a teenage athlete, your active lifestyle and growing body means you have special nutritional needs. You nee to start with the bascis of a healthy and varied diet. There are no quick fixes - supplements, in particular, are no recommended for teenagers. 

This booklet is packed with information about what to eat and drink to perform at your best in sport, stay healthy and feel great.

Get the most from your body

Topics covered in this booklet

This booklet developed by Safefood in partnership with the Irish Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (INDI) in the Republic of Ireland and the British Dietetic Association in Northern Ireland, provides general advice for 13-17 year olds who are involved in sport. For more spectific advice, contact a sports dietitian. 

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