Wednesday, 9 April 2014

What Every Swimmer Should be Eating

According to avidsports.com every swimmer should be eating these top ten power foods.


Beans: These are packed with protein and antioxidants.

Unsweetened dark chocolate: Everything in moderation!

Red Delicious and Granny Smith Apples:  These help fight against free radicals

Prunes: These have the ability to destroy age, but you need to eat at least half a cup a day. Recipe for Plum-Good Peanutter Bars

Pomegranate juice: Remember to dilute it 50:50 with water if it is undiluted to avoid a sugar high.

Artichokes: When boiled or cooked in healthy recipes, artichokes are highly nutritious. Recipe ideas for Artchokes

Pears: Pears contain pectin, which helps remove any harmful metals in the body.

Pecans and walnuts: These balance moods and increase energy.

Berries: Cranberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and strawberries are all rich in antioxidants.

Sweet Potatoes:  These are rich with beta carotene, which helps promote endurance.

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