You don’t have to be a professional athlete to benefit from a plant-based diet. Whether you’re working out at the gym or training for a couch-to-5K, a plant-based diet is a powerful tool for improving athletic performance and recovery. Because a plant-based diet is high in carbohydrates, plentiful in protein, low in fat, and rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants it can support or improve your athletic performance.
• Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are the primary fuel used during high-intensity exercise. Evidence shows that adding carbohydrates to your diet improves endurance and performance. Continue reading “Plant-Based Diet for Athletes: Kale and Grains Bowl”Read More