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Consensus Statement on Supplements

Purpose of the Joint Consensus Statement on Supplement Intake

The decision to use dietary supplements and sports food by athletes at all levels of sport involves a balance between the potential benefits and potential risks. 

The purpose of the Singapore Sport Institute (SSI) – National Youth Sports Institute (NYSI) Joint Consensus Statement on Supplement Intake is to provide guidelines on supplements use to support athletes, coaches and sport support staff to make decisions that:

       Are supported by scientific evidence

       Are appropriate to the athlete’s age and maturation in their sport

       Minimise health risk

       Minimise risk of anti-doping rule violations

       Protect the integrity of sport in Singapore

The full statement is available here: SSI-NYSI Supplement Consensus Statement Document (10 Dec 2020).pdf

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