You are what you eat. The notion implied here is: to be fit, you need to consume healthy food. What’s interesting is the origin of this phrase came way back in 1826 from Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. He wrote: “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are”. So, what was your last meal; (i) 6 egg whites and a bowl of Lucky Charms, (ii) an apple with 2 ¾” diameter and a 3.2oz chicken breast or (iii) 2 Scoops of Milk Chocolate ModernPROTEIN and water?
Many roads may lead to the same place, but your method of reaching said destination says a lot about you. No matter your style of transportation, there are many principles that remain the same, and foods that will crossover. John Davies, founder of Renegade Training, shares his top 5 underrated bodybuilding foods for any type of dieter.
Given my age and that I experienced and remember the early days of the ‘fitness craze’ fondly, I can assure not a single person would have given a moments attention to frozen or the like ‘health food’ simply because the packaging was moss green. Equally not a single individual would have been influenced by the recommendation the notorious ‘4 out of 5 doctors’ (is that solitary dissenting ‘lone wolf’ doctor the same person each time or do they alternate based upon the wire transfer ?) and had bold lettering on the package that proclaimed ‘healthy’.
What would have mattered to ‘health nuts’ was the label or in-fact the absence of an ingredient list for one very profound reason:
If there is one deterrent to honest ‘healthy foods’ it is cost, which can at times be highly problematic. The best options are typically available at your local farmers market or grown in a community or backyard garden but if that is out of the question the top foods that are worth the extra expenses are as follows:
Five bonus foods for daily use and it goes without saying, use organic non-GMO sources
Prepared by John Davies
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