Supplements for Vegetarian Athletes

Supplements for Vegetarian Athletes

Are you an active vegetarian? You’re going to need even more knowledge to keep your energy high.

If you’re into body building …or sports training, and you don’t eat meat, it’s going to take some careful planning to get the calories and nutrients you need.

Deficiencies of protein, iron, zinc and vitamin B12 can definitely hurt exercise and strength training performance.

WebMD’s senior medical editor, Bruni Nazario, is a vegetarian and avid cyclist.

When she started to feel she wasn’t getting the most out of her training, she decided to ask for some nutritional advice. We met at a local supermarket to discuss her current eating plan.