Four Meals a Day, No Carbohydrates and Lots Of Cottage Cheese: How To Eat Like an Olympian

Jessica Ennis reportedly ate 4, instead of the conventional 3 meals a day. She didn’t consume the recommended 6 small meals which are ideal to promote fat burning; instead she opted for a diet low in Carbohydrate and high in low calorie, casein protein dense Cottage cheese!

Allinson recommends starting the day with a breakfast omelette, followed by salad for lunch, soup or a protein shake in the afternoon and then a simple meal of meat and two veg - choosing the likes of broccoli instead of rice or potatoes - in the evening.

Not a ‘set in stone’ dietary rule, but it adopts many of the dietary principles recommended for a healthy balanced diet that is low in saturated fat, sugar and excess calories!

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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