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Dwight Howard: Pasta and Chicken

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Dwight Howard: Pasta and Chicken

NBA superstars like Dwight Howard play a lot of late games. Howard knows how a good, healthy dinner positively affects his performance. "One of my favorite meals is penne pasta with chicken and a fruit bowl," says the Lakers center. "I try to get a healthy side in there too."

The Meal

  • Two ounces of whole-wheat penne pasta with a cup of Newman's Own marinara sauce
  • Four ounces of grilled chicken breast
  • One cup of fruit

Nutrition Totals

  • Calories: 489
  • Protein: 33g
  • Carbs: 78g
  • Fat: 5g

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