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HOW TO GO GREEN

Source: Beefing up— ahem!— your plant intake is an easy way to get more fiber and antioxidants into your diet.Pair plant-based foods with each other (like rice and beans) for a complete protein.

kid from Minnesota who hated vegetables. But 18 years ago I had a bowl of veggie chili that changed my life (and my running) when it sent me down the path of plant-based eating. Since then, I’ve fueled my ultrarunning with plants. But it didn’t happen all at once. I slowly started swapping out animal foods for plant-based ones: Meat

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