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Zach Phillips and Ryan Strathearn

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For athletes around the world, it is extremely important to maintain a healthy, balanced diet in order to achieve peak performance. Exercising for periods of 60 minutes or more, regardless of sport, takes endurance, muscle mass, and a diet that helps you achieve great things. Meals consisting of fats, carbohydrates, and protein, can be the first step towards “getting huge.” Each meal should contain around 50% carbs, 30% proteins and 20% of fats. You must not only eat healthier, but more than before. This does not imply piling more garbage onto a plate. The following foods, which have been individually selected by the Viking staff, will make or break your physique.

Avocados are praised for their high nutrient value, and is the main ingredient in guacamole. Avocado can be easily found at nearly every restaurant.
The avocado has become a popular food among health conscious individuals and is considered a super food due to its tremendous health qualities. Avocados have twice the amount of potassium as a banana, and contains approximately 1/3 of the daily requirement of vitamin K and folate. Each avocado contains 21 grams of fat, which seems like quite a bit. However, this is not the same type of fat that is found in french fries. Monounsaturated fat, found in avocados, promotes brain development, weight loss and muscle growth.
Get HUGE with avocados.

Donuts are made of white flour, a simple carbohydrate which has most of the nutrients and fiber removed. Donuts are loaded with sugar and lack any meaningful nutrients. Adding a donut a day to your regular diet vastly increases calorie intake, and can lead to an auxiliary pound of weight every 10 days. On top of that, donuts are a very bad choice for heart health. For one, they are fried, which means they contain lots of saturated and trans fats. One donut meets the maximum allowance for trans fats for one day, and nobody eats just one donut.

Donut themselves are also extremely high in sugar, which soars with the addition of glazing, cream or jam. One chocolate glazed donut contains 5 teaspoons of pure cane sugar, which also is not healthy. According the the american Heart association men and women should eat a maximum of 6tsp a day, thus establishing that a single donut almost exceeds the maximum amount of sugar recommended by the government in a day.

Get SMALL with donuts.

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