Category Archives: Athletic performance

Olympic champions harnessing plant-based power

Paavo Nurmi, Edwin Moses, Carl Lewis and now—Lizzie Armistead As reported earlier this year, the current welterweight champion of the world (Timothy Bradley) is a vegan as is ten-time all-pro tight end of the Atlanta Falcons, Tony Gonzalez. And over … Continue reading

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Athletic performance & a whole foods, plant-based diet

And yes, you can get all the protein that you need from plants. Just last week, the New York Times ran an article entitled, “Can athletes perform well on a vegan diet?” The short answer is YES. (See link to … Continue reading

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Athletic performance and plant-based nutrition…

a winning combination—as illustrated by a pole-vaulting medical student from Canada and a bike-racing grandmother from Arizona Together, these two new friends have inspired my new “Athletic Performance” category” that is long overdue on this website. Along with never-ending questions … Continue reading

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