Indeed, best practice guidelines generally discourage the use of such ergogenic supplements by individuals under the age of 18 years. Although many sports foods are tailor-made to assist an athlete to meet nutritional goals around exercise, the cost of these products needs to be considered against the practicality they offer.

Further information on supplements and sports foods can be found at www.ausport/ais/nutrition/supplements or by consultation with an accredited sports nutrition expert.

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