If you want a strong, firm, healthy body, you have to give the same attention to nutrition that you give training.
Many times, when we want to eat healthy, we make the mistake of focusing exclusively on fruits and salads, without taking into account that our body, subjected to intense physical effort, needs nutrient-rich foods to help muscle growth. Nutrition is key.
These are the best foods your body can get:
Salmon. The extraordinary content of omega 3, vitamin D, vitamin B, selenium, phosphorus, magnesium and protein leads to placing salmon at the top of the list of foods recommended to bodybuilders or fitness enthusiasts.
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Currant. They are first when it comes to the antioxidant content of fruits, helping the body to fight against free radicals, having strong anticancer properties, delaying the appearance of signs of aging and protecting the health of the nervous system (helping us to improve memory and cognitive capacity). Moreover, according to studies by the University of Michigan, it seems that these fruits contribute to the removal of fat on the abdomen and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Tomatoes. When we say “tomatoes,” we say “lycopene”, a powerful antioxidant that diminishes the risk of cancer, especially prostate cancer. At the same time, tomato consumption diminishes appetite, strengthens bones due to vitamin K content, regulates cholesterol levels and blood pressure and fights against the effects of carcinogenic substances in cigarettes.
You don’t have to eat less,
you have to eat right.
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Broccoli. This wonder food has to be on this list and this is why: it is rich in iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin A, C, K, folic acid, improves circulation, strengthens the immune system, the bone system, has strong anticancer properties, gives us energy and a sense of long-lasting satiety.
Eggs. An egg contains 4 g of amino acids needed for muscle growth and is one of the highest foods in the choline (along with liver and wheat germ), essential for your memory.