Health Tip: The Right Diet Can Boost Athletic Performance
(HealthDay News) -- Eating the right balance of nutritious foods can improve athletic performance, whether you're an elite athlete or just enjoy sports and exercise on a regular basis.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics lists these benefits of a healthy diet for athletes:
Improved cardiovascular health, including better blood flow, delivery of oxygen and blood pressure.
Improved respiratory function.
A stronger immune system.
Stronger bones and muscles.
Improved metabolism to keep your body burning calories.
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