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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Significance of vegetarian diet on athlete's nutritional status and physical performance: A review

Author(s):
Prerna Shekhawat, Dr. Nikita Wadhawan and Batool Kanorwala
Abstract:
With the growth of social media as a platform to share information, vegetarian food habit is becoming more visible, and could be becoming more accepted in sports and in the health and fitness industry. However, to date, there appears to be a lack of literature that discusses how to manage vegetarian diets for athletic purposes. The study's primary goal was to identify the nutrient content of vegetarian diet and the importance of vegetarian diet athletes. Secondary sources were used to collect data. It was discovered that vegetarian diet contains a wide range of nutrients that have a variety of positive health effects and enhancement in physical performance. Strategic management of food and appropriate supplementation, nutritive vegetarian diet can be designed to achieve the dietary needs of most athletes satisfactorily As a result, to comprehend the significance of vegetarian diet empirical research is needed to examine the effects of vegetarian diets in athletic populations however, especially if this movement grows in popularity, to ensure that the health and performance of athletic vegetarian is optimised in accordance with developments in sports nutrition knowledge.
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How to cite this article:
Prerna Shekhawat, Dr. Nikita Wadhawan, Batool Kanorwala. Significance of vegetarian diet on athlete's nutritional status and physical performance: A review. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):1759-1761.

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