A cyclist's guide to following a vegetarian diet

Anita Bean shows how to get your protein, iron and Omega-3s without eating meat

If you have chosen to follow a vegetarian diet, you may be wondering if you’re getting enough protein and other nutrients from plant foods to fuel your cycling and promote recovery.

The main protein sources for vegetarian cyclists are dairy foods, eggs, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, soya products (tofu, tempeh), wholegrains (such as bread, oats, pasta, rice and millet) and quinoa.

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