NATA Position Statements
Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition subgroup of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
SCAN is the largest dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Members are registered dietitians with nutrition expertise in the areas of sports, physical activity, cardiovascular health, wellness, and the prevention and treatment of disordered eating and eating disorders.
Mission: To empower members to be the nation’s food and nutrition leaders through excellence and expertise in nutrition for sports and physical activity, cardiovascular health, wellness, and disordered eating and eating disorders.
Vision: Optimize the nation’s health by providing exceptional nutrition care in sports performance and physical activity, cardiovascular health, wellness, and disordered eating and eating disorders.
Cutting Weight Handout (pdf)
Hydration Handout (pdf)
NATA News Article: Athletes, Cancer and Nutrition Considerations - Feb. 2016 (pdf)
Sponsored Content: Vegetarian Diet (pdf)
Sweat Breakdown (pdf)
Gluten-Free Diet (pdf)
Injury Recovery Diet (pdf)
Inside an Athlete's Diet (pdf)
Low Carb Diet (pdf)* For more information about The Healthy Eating Plate, please see The Nutrition Source, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, www.thenutritionsource.org, and Harvard Health Publications, www.health.harvard.edu.