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January 10, 2019 - Medical Xpress

Review shows plant-based diets benefit athletes' heart health, endurance, recovery

Review shows plant-based diets benefit athletes' heart health, endurance, recovery
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Meat-free athletes—from tennis champion Venus Williams to Formula 1's Lewis Hamilton to Derrick Morgan of the NFL's Tennessee Titans—have already proven the performance-boosting power of a plant-based diet. Now, "Plant-Based Diets for Cardiovascular Safety and Performance in Endurance Sports," a new scientific review published in the journal Nutrients adds further evidence that plant-based athletes benefit from improvements in heart health, performance, and recovery.

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