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Von Miller: Salmon and Rice

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Von Miller: Salmon and Rice

The Denver Broncos linebacker eats a meal full of starchy carbs that his body can easily break down for fuel. A serving of salmon not only offers him a source of lean protein but healthy omega-3 fats, which should be part of every athlete's diet. "Athletes should make sure they get 20 to 25% of their daily calories from fat," Dr. Stein says. This is because fat prevents the breakdown of muscle protein, while providing additional energy. Just be careful of how much fat you consume before a game, since too much can cause stomach distress. "Eating three hours before we get ready for the game is more than enough time for me to get the food digested," Miller says.

The Meal

  • Six ounces of grilled salmon
  • 3/4 cup of Uncle Ben's Long Grain Wild Rice blend
  • One cup of green beans cooked

Nutrition Totals

  • Calories: 408
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbs: 35g
  • Protein: 40g

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