6 foods every athlete should eat

If you’re an athlete, you should know that training alone is not enough to reach good physical results. A healthier lifestyle is also required, and diet is the main source of energy during physical activities.

Dr. Josh Axe, a board-certified doctor of natural medicine, started in 2008 one of the largest natural healthcare clinics in the world, the Exodus Health Center.

A physician for many professional athletes, Dr. Axe has a doctorate in Chiropractic from Palmer College, and is a certified nutrition specialist from the American College of Nutrition.

He has also authored several books and programs, including “The Real Food Diet Cookbook,” and “The Secret Detox and Healing Leaky Gut,” which combine the power of advanced nutrition with recipes, superfoods and cleansing, to help people reach their optimum level of health.

In the following video, Dr. Axe talks about six specific foods to improve recovery time and increase your energy levels during physical activity.

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