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Excerpts — Vegetarian Sports Nutrition

What is so important about iron?

Every living cell—whether plant or animal—contains iron.

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Learn the connection between diet and muscle cramping

If you look at the information presented in most exercise physiology and sports nutrition books, you will notice an obvious omission of discussions of muscle cramps.

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Turn straight-line speed into sport specific speed

The meal plan for an athlete trying to lose weight is similar to the meal plan for any athlete, but it contains slightly fewer calories than are necessary to maintain weight.

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