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Chili Lime Veggie Burgers & Protein Needs for Vegetarian Athletes

Chili Lime Veggie Burgers with Quick Guac Brittany Wells February 14, 2021 With a whopping 9.8 grams of protein per burger, add a bun and you’ve nearly got 15 grams of plant based protein fuel! Prep Time 15 Minutes Cook Time 5-7 Minutes Total Time 25 Minutes Serves 8 People Ingredients 2 (15-oz.) cans cannellini …

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Navigating Sports Nutrition when you are Vegetarian or Vegan

Interested in following a more plant based diet? Already a plant based athlete and want to make sure you are meeting your general nutrition and performance needs? Today I will cover the nutrients of concern for each type of vegetarian diet, as well as where you can find those nutrients in our food supply. Not currently an athlete? No worries! This post can be helpful for anyone who is seeking to consume a more plant based diet and is unsure where to start.

Plant based diets can range from those who exclude all animal products (vegan) to those who include animal products less frequently (flexitarian). This leaves us with a wide range of potential for deficiencies of certain macronutrients and micronutrients that we need in our diet not just for everyday function, but for performance too!

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