Nutritional Tactics for Concussion


This fact sheet provides nutritional recommendations for athletes diagnosed with a concussion.

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Free for SCAN members, this is an Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.

Athlete scenario: I am a collegiate soccer player and recently went for a hard header. I've since had nausea, light sensitivity, and headaches. I let my athletic trainer know my symptoms and the sports medicine team has diagnosed me with a concussion. Can nutrition speed my recovery?

Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public

Published 2019

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