Diet and Meal Plan for Athletes

The NBA Diet

Suns forward (and former chubby child) Jared Dudley reached the NBA by learning to manage his weight

Eat Like a Pro

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Most professional athletes are blessed with great genetics—and then there’s Phoenix Suns forward Jared Dudley, whose childhood nickname was “Teddy” in part because he was so plump. And a serious McDonald’s addiction sure didn’t help. Today he calls his former burger diet “nonsense, if you want a long career.” Here’s the daily game plan the 6'7" forward follows to keep his weight at 225 pounds.

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