Students engaging in sports or other athletic endeavors will likely have specific nutritional needs. Unfortunately, there are many who capitalize (make a lot of money) on the desire to improve athletic prowess. Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions about nutrition and athletics/sports.
I'm trying to build muscle, do I need a protein supplement/shake?
Usually, supplements are expensive and unnecessary. However, there are times when supplements/shakes may be convenient, possibly even needed. These exceptions are:
- If you are on a limited calorie regimen (not recommended for most athletes)
- If you are short on time