Can athletes succeed on a vegan diet? According to the OrganicAthlete Guide to Sports Nutrition, the answer is an emphatic "YES!" A publication from OrganicAthlete, the guide seeks to debunk the myth that good sports nutrition must include meat and dairy.
The 36-page booklet explains why a plant-based diet is optimal for athletes and how to succeed as a vegan athlete. Good for coaches, parents, and athletes of all ages and abilities, the guide includes meal plans and answers common questions about vegan diets. The guide also looks at supplements and the environment impact of dietary choices.
The guide is available for free on the web or as a download in pdf format: http://www.organicathlete.org/civicspace/files/OAGuide_pdf.pdf or in other formats at: http://www.organicathlete.org/civicspace/node/6.