There is a connection between food consumption and athletic performance.
There is a large body of evidence showing a relationship between food consumption and athletic performance.
A poor diet will almost certainly have a negative effect on the performance of even the most casual athlete.
A good diet with adequate calories, vitamins, minerals, and
Review Date: 03/03/2009
Reviewed By: Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.