Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Original Dope: Vegetables!

July 01, 2009

Veggies Increase Athletes Endurance

By The News Team
Jul 01, 2009

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A study from researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health found that an increase in Quercetin, an antioxidant/anti-inflammatory compound found in fruits and veggies, boosts athletes VO2max and endurance capacity. The results showed increased levels of Quercetin over one week led to a 13.2 percent increase in subject's endurance and a 3.9 percent increase in their VO2max. Subjects were not varying exercise levels. Get the full story at

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