With nutritionists, chefs and advisors all on hand to help them treat their bodies as finely-tuned machines, top footballers can eat the right thing 99% of the time. This gives them the cutting edge and marginal gains that are necessary to compete at the highest level.
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You may think that as an amateur player, this doesn’t apply – nutritionist Ben Comber disagrees. With a little bit of planning, and more attention to proteins, glycogens, fruit, veg and recovery foods, you can easily dine like an athlete - and you will soon find your game benefiting as a result…
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