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Nutrition and oral health in sport: time for action

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  • Contributors IN, PA and JG are clinical academic researchers in oral health. RJM, AKM and DK are researchers in nutrition. MN is Head of Nutrition, English Institute of Sport. TF is a sport and exercise scientist, communications manager for Parkrun Global and athlete. PF is a senior teaching fellow in oral health. IN and PA wrote the first draft of the paper. All authors contributed to revision of the draft. The recommendations were discussed and agreed with participants at a symposium, Nutrition, Oral Health and Performance, University College London, 28 July 2017.

  • Funding The following organisations supported the symposium but had no input into the development or content of the paper: Institute of Sport Exercise & Health (ISEH), GlaxoSmithKline and the BDJ.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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