Vegetarian Athletes


From Roman Gladiators to vegetarians and meat eaters – in this podcast episode, we discover how diet can affect our strength and endurance. 

This episode features audio from The Gladiator Diet: How Vegetarian Athletes Stack Up, The First Studies on Vegetarian Athletes, and Vegetarian Muscle Power, Strength, & Endurance.

Regardless of your underlying diet, there are certain foods that may help enhance athletic performance and recovery:

In health,
Michael Greger, M.D.

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