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(Terry Manier)

Fruit Fuel: Raisins

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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Researchers found that eating two small boxes of raisins 45 minutes before exercising provides the same performance boost as a sports gel.

From Outside Magazine, Jul 2013 Lead Photo: Terry Manier

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