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(Terry Manier)

Fruit Fuel: Blueberries

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.

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According to a recent study, eating about 1 and 1/3 cups of blueberries per day significantly reduces oxidative stress and increases the body’s ability to fight inflammation after a workout.

From Outside Magazine, Jul 2013 Lead Photo: Terry Manier

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