The Plant-Based Boost: Nutrition Solutions for Athletes and Exercise Enthusiasts

No matter what type of athlete or exercise enthusiast you are, this resource book provides the latest research on sports nutrition and how to boost plant-based foods for athletic performance and optimal health. If you’re an omnivore trying to eat less meat or a vegan trying to achieve nutritional balance, you’ll gain strategies to implement before, during, and after exercise. You’ll learn about protein quality and dosing, types and amounts of carbohydrates to target, the benefits of healthy fats, and fluid and electrolyte intake for adequate hydration. From performance-boosting phytonutrients to popular athletic supplements (both good and bad), this book offers practical nutrition advice through easy-to-understand charts and tips. You’ll have the tools you need to customize your fueling techniques to perform and feel your best every day.

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