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Sports nutrition was a hot topic at this year’s annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Exposition hosted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the nation's largest group of nutrition professionals. Here are a few highlights, to keep you up to date with current sports nutrition recommendations.

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Three-time Olympic gold medalist Steve Lewis, Olympic and World Championships silver medalist Sandra Farmer-Patrick, former world record holder and two-time Olympic bronze medalist John Powell and Atoms Track Club founder and coach Fred Thompson were inducted into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame last month.

The physical benefits of running are evident and have been well documented. If you want to lose weight, hit the treadmill – it’s simple. 

If you are like most runners, you are busy juggling work, workouts, family, and life. You likely eat meals and snacks on the run, grabbing an energy bar here, a frozen meal there, and a protein shake to go. You can easily fuel yourself with highly processed foods that are ready to heat and/or ready to eat.


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