Our expert says:
Your calorie split should be 50-60% carbs, 15-25% protein, and only 20% fat. These are values for a balanced diet and one which will give you endurance and stamina.
Focus on lean protein (chicken, fish, ostrich, and pork fillet) to keep the bad fats low – you could in fact use any other source of protein as well, just watch your fat intake. Make sure you include more good fats (avocado, olive, olive oil, seeds and nuts) – about 2/3 of your fat intake. Lastly only eat low GI carbohydrates e.g. lentils + brown rice, chic peas, baked beans, quinoa, and barley. Eat in this ratio for 6 meals per day – or at least for you three main meals.
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