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Plant -Based Nutrition

Plant-Based Nutrition

An athlete and bodybuilder’s foods are the building blocks to their muscles, connective tissue, and bones. The foods also provide nutrients that help an athlete/bodybuilder recover from training, repair and build strength and fill exhausted glycogen stores.

Athletes and Diet

Plant-based diets give athletes all of the nutrients that their bodies need for training and competition. Because plant-based diets are high in carbohydrates, low in fat, and rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, they work to support and improve an athlete’s performance.

Onions

May have several health benefits, mostly due to their high content of antioxidants and sulfur-containing compounds. They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer, lower blood sugar levels, and improved bone health.

Leafy Greens

Leafy green vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber but low in calories.

Tomatoes

The antioxidant lycopene’s primary dietary source has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.

Cucumbers

They are low in calories but contain many essential vitamins and minerals and high water content. Eating cucumbers may lead to many potential health benefits, including weight loss, balanced hydration, digestive regularity, and lower blood sugar levels