More or less? A simple guide to cricket nutrition
You know the importance of good nutrition on your cricket, but are you tired of the complexities eating rules? Here are some simple strategies laid out in a simple fashion. More or less.
- Eat more healthy fats. Fat has a bad rap. Fats from nuts, fish oil, flax, avocados and olive oil have proven health benefits, including body fat loss.
- Eat more vegetables. You can't eat too many veggies, they have a million benefits. 5 portions are the minimum per day but shoot for 10-15. Yes that much!
- Eat more lean meat. Lean meat has lots of protein and lots of nutritional benefits. Aim for a portion of lean meat (or protein powder or eggs) at each meal.
- Cook more often. Home cooked food is better for you than stuff made in a factory and laden down with trans fats and salt. With a bit of planning it's easy.
- Eat less starchy carbohydrates. Carbs are not the enemy but we tend to eat too many as a general rule. Save the cereal, bread, pasta and potatoes for after training. Have an omelette for breakfast.
- Eat less fruit. Fruit is not a replacement for veggies but it is good for you. A couple of pieces a day is more than enough for most.
- Drink less calorie containing drinks. Any drinks with calories can lead to fat gain.
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