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Sports Nutrition

Food is a cornerstone for athletic success. Most topflight athletes adhere to sophisticated diets, designed to maximize their performance and increase their recovery times. And as thousands of hungry athletes converge in London for the Summer Olympics, organizers are spending countless hours coordinating the complex needs of athletes from all corners of the earth. Kojo explores food as fuel, and finds out how nutrition can be a strategic element for athletic success.

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