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(Terry Manier)

Fruit Fuel: Oranges

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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Oranges are packed with vitamin C, which helps the body absorb iron, critical for transporting oxygen to muscles. Add an orange before and after training for the greatest benefit.

From Outside Magazine, Jul 2013 Lead Photo: Terry Manier

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