When a good nutritional advice is given with regard to sport and athlete, at the same time we have to keep in mind about the misinformation and some of myths that are the properties of the past beliefs which still until today modern time is taken into account.

The belief that physical people can eat whatever they want is one of the beliefs many carry and unfortunately it’s due to unwillingness and acceptance to education. The bottom line is no matter how active or sedentary a person is if healthy balance nutrition is not advocated and not consistent the person won’t be in its peak of health.

Physical active people like athletes eating junk food will eventually develop cholesterol, plaque buildup on the arteries and a general reduction in sports performance and an eventual fail in achieving their true potential.

Junk foods are high in fat and the bad kind of fat that are high in saturated fat. The nutrients in them are not beneficial for the body and will eventually lead to many kind of unpleasant diseases such as Cancer or cardiovascular disease. Junk foods are heavy and greasy food that makes the digestion difficult during training exercise. Having a lot of food in the stomach during workouts is neither sensible nor comfortable and often leads to the pains of indigestion as blood flow needed in the stomach for digestion and finds itself being diverted to the same muscles. Eating constant junk food diet will eventually accumulate the fat around the abdominal area versus the hip and thigh area is not only genetically determined by it also gender related. Men usually develop the potbelly around abdominal area and females tend to have the fat distributed around hip and thigh area. It is better and healthier by choosing healthy diet that covers the vitamins and minerals to ensure that enough nutrients are being used, this way the athlete will gain more result in being more physically fit. The energy level will be stable.

Better to avoid greasy food. Find out a healthy diet that works for the athlete to gain maximum effect in wellbeing and performance. This food includes the rich foods in protein and high fiber such as beans, legumes and all soya products, the carbohydrates such as pasta, rice, and potatoes. The fat should be the source of olive oil and fish oil that covers the polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats including the omega 3, 6 and 9.

Wish you a good health

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