An increasing number of athletes are choosing plant-based nutrition to fuel their bodies. Their reasons can range from health concerns to taste preference. A few athletes even choose a vegetarian diet for performance, considering it a “cleaner” way to fuel their workouts.
While vegetarians can greatly benefit from all of the AMPED™ products, AMPED Recover offers some special performance benefits due to one important amino acid. In the United States, the dietary patterns and nutrient status of vegetarians is generally better than their meat-eating counterparts, yet there are some nutrients that vegetarians can benefit from like protein, omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, iron, zinc, niacin, and vitamin B-12 (1).