Steak is full of saturated fat, salt and coffee will send your blood pressure through the roof, beer can increase your risk of cancer and widen your waistline. [...] candy for dessert? "Caffeine is a potent central nervous system stimulant that can help athletes keep a clear head," says Dan Benardot, RD, PhD, associate professor of nutrition at Georgia State University (Atlanta), co-director of the Laboratory for Elite Athlete Performance and author of Advanced Sports Nutrition (Human Kinetics, 2006). Researchers from the Uni- versity of California, Davis, found that test subjects who were given a cocoa drink containing high amounts of epicatechin experienced significantly greater blood vessel dilation than those who drank a cocoa formula with low levels of epicatechin.
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