When Formula One’s No. 1 driver Lewis Hamilton went vegan on the way to his fifth world championship, he joined an impressive list of athletes who are taking advantage of the plant-based edge.
Record-setting ultra-distance runner Scott Jurek pioneered the use of vegan diets for endurance, and tennis champion Novak Djokovic even started a vegan restaurant.
Now, Formula One driver Romain Grosjean is asking why an athlete would want to go vegan. As a doctor, let me jump in. Here’s why.
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