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Is Your Athlete Getting Enough Protein?

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TrueSport inspires athletes, coaches, parents, and administrators to change the culture of youth sport through active engagement and thoughtful curriculum based on cornerstone lessons of sportsmanship, character-building, and clean and healthy performance, by creating leaders across communities through sport.

Many youth athletes believe protein is the main nutrient needed in their diets. While protein may not be the main nutrient, it does indeed play a crucial role in an athlete’s balanced nutrition, and it is an important building block for developing strength and peak performance. Athletes need to consume a wide variety of high-quality protein foods to grow, repair, and maintain muscle. Check out the protein examples here!

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