8 Heart-Healthy Soups for Athletes

Fuel up right this winter with these eight vitamin-rich, fiber-filled, cold-fighting soups. A hearty dose of vegetables, such as garlic, onions, leeks and tomoatoes, can improve your cardiovascular health. Some of the more protein-rich soups—chicken vegetable soup, vegetable lentil soup and smoky black bean stew—are great after a workout, when you need muscle-repairing protein and plenty of liquid and some salt to ensure you're hydrated.

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