Sports Nutrition for Athletes with Dietary Needs

Sports nutrition is complicated, especially for growing kids and teens. But, what happens when an athlete has food restrictions or needs a special diet?


In today’s video, Betsy explores the fundamentals of sports nutrition, takes a look at how food restrictions challenge the diets of young athletes, and discusses how they can still achieve top performance despite that.


When kids get into middle school or high school, the demands of their sport start to increase. The more serious they get about their sport, the more diet can have an impact on their performance.