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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181c20d1c
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Functional Foods, Beverages, and Ingredients in Athletics

Spano, Marie MS, RD, CSCS

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Abstract

FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND BEVERAGES ARE GROWING IN SALES AND TOTAL NUMBER OF PRODUCTS. MANY OF THESE PRODUCTS ARE MARKETED TOWARD HEALTH-CONSCIOUS AND/OR ACTIVE INDIVIDUALS, MAKING ATHLETES PRIME CONSUMERS. THIS REVIEW EXAMINES THE RESEARCH BEHIND FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND BEVERAGES AND THEIR POTENTIAL APPLICATION IN VARIOUS SPORTING ENDEAVORS.

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