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Among adolescents in the United States, over half receive low-quality nutrition. Furthermore, adolescents who participate in sports require nutrition that meets their demands for athletic performance and energy expenditure. To support the sport performance and overall health of this group, physicians need evidence-based, practical nutrition recommendations to disseminate to young athletes, their parents, and coaches. This narrative review serves to inform guidance on young athlete nutrition, nutrient timing, hydration, dietary supplementation, and educational interventions.