TITLE

Training Tips for Vegetarian Athletes

AUTHOR(S)
Nisevich, Pamela M.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
IDEA Fitness Journal;Apr2009, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the components of a balanced vegetarian diet for athletes. As stated, vegetarians vary from vegans who do not eat meat products to semi vegetarians who avoid some meat products and lacto-ovo-vegetarians who avoid chocolate, milk and eggs. It is noted that vegetarian diet for athletes should aim for high polyunsaturated fats and higher carbohydrates. Also noted are several vegetarian diets and a chart listing the carbohydrate intake recommended for vegetarian athletes.
ACCESSION #
37810521

 

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