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Food and Drink for Athletes

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Eating dark chocolate can boost performance, and drinking pomegranate juice can reduce damaging oxidation related to exercise, according to two separate studies. These were therapeutic daily amounts:

Boost performance with chocolate

  • 40 grams (about 1.5 ounces) of dark chocolate
  • 200 mL (about 6.5 fluid ounces) of pomegranate juice
Reduce oxidation pomegranate juice