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"The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide"
Book review of "The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide: Peak Performance for Everyone from Beginners to Gold Medalists" by Lisa Dorfman.
# 29497 | 1,144 words | 0 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Jul 30, 2003 in Medical and Health (Nutrition and Exercise) , Nutrition (Food) , Sport (General)

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This paper explains how in "The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide", author Lisa Dorfman outlines the basics of a nutrition plan geared towards turning your body into a "plant-based sports machine." Dorfman firmly believes that athletes can develop both strength and endurance on a vegetarian diet. It shows how she believes that people do not need to eat meat to develop strong, healthy bodies and to help a reader make the transition, she has written chapters devoted to calculating energy needs and recommendations for carbohydrate, protein, fat, fluids, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and dietary supplements.

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