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Exercise & Nutrition
- Fueling the Vegetarian (Vegan) Athlete.
Joel Fuhrman, M.D., Deana Ferreri Ph.D. American College of Sports Medicine July/August 2010 issue of Current Sports Medicine Reports.
In this article, we review the state of the literature on vegetarian diets and athletic performance, discuss prevention of potential micronutrient deficiencies that may occur in the vegan athlete and provide strategies on meeting the enhanced caloric and protein needs of an athlete with a plant-based diet.