A plant-based diet provides all of the nutrients your body needs for training and competition.
Because a plant-based diet is high in carbohydrates, low in fat, and rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, it can support or improve your athletic performance.
The emphasis really is on having a wide variety of nutrient-dense foods throughout the day. Since protein is found in varying amounts in plants, legumes, grains and nuts, it’s pretty easy to get to the recommended amount. Therefore, most athletes don’t need a different diet, they just need more calories. Continue reading “A Plant-Based Diet for Athletes”Read More