Fruit Fuel: Bananas

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

Jun 20, 2013
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Ripe bananas are just as effective as sugar-laced sports drinks for refueling during exercise. Eat a medium-size banana before a workout and half a banana every 15 minutes during.

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