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Group A

The list in this group is identified as “examples” to note and may not be complete.

Overview of categorySub-categoriesExamples

Evidence level:
Strong scientific evidence for use in specific situations in sport using evidence-based protocols

Use within Supplement Programs:
Permitted for use by identified athletes according to Best Practice Protocols

Sports foods
Specialised products used to provide a convenient source of nutrients when it is impractical to consume everyday foods.

Sports drink
Sports gel
Sports Confectionery
Sports bar
Electrolyte supplement
Isolated protein supplement
Mixed macronutrient supplement (bar, powder, liquid meal)

Medical supplements
Supplements used to prevent or treat clinical issues including diagnosed nutrient deficiencies.

Should be used within a larger plan under the expert guidance of a Medical Practitioner/Accredited Sports Dietitian

Iron supplement
Calcium supplement
Multivitamin supplement
Vitamin D supplement
Probiotics

Performance supplements
Supplements/ingredients that can support or enhance sports performance.

Best used with an individualised and event-specific protocol, with the expert guidance of an Accredited Sports Dietitian

Caffeine
B-alanine
Bicarbonate
Beetroot juice/Nitrate
Creatine
Glycerol
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