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Excerpts — Plant-Based Sports Nutrition

Considering protein supplements for plant-based athletes

Vegetarian and vegan athletes can meet their protein needs through diet alone.

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Ideas for grab-and-go breakfasts

Keep fresh or dried fruit and juice in small reusable containers on hand, ready to grab along with one of the following:

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Why athletes need carbohydrates

Although carbohydrate, fat, and, to a lesser extent, protein are used to fuel physical effort, carbohydrate is the only fuel that can sustain the moderate- to high-level effort that is required in most sports and athletic endeavors.

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