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New draft standard on Complementary Foods for Athletes

Saudi Arabia

Aug 10, 2023

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has published a Draft standard on complementary foods for athletes (sport products).

According to the draft standard, sport products include food and beverages for sports (such as powders, liquids, chewable or effervescent tablets, and bars) which consists mainly of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, or amino acids; which includes one or more of the following components in their preparation: amino acids, vitamins, minerals, plant extracts; and which are not to be used for weight loss or as part of a medical treatment. They include high carbohydrate supplements, protein supplements, energy supplements, supplementary sports food for other purposes.

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