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The Iron-Core Meal Plan: An Example Of How To Eat Healthy While Training For Long Distances

  • By Triathlete.com
  • Published Apr 9, 2012

Dessert: 1 cup low-fat frozen yogurt with dark chocolate and peanut butter chips

According to Curtis-Nicholson, chocolate and peanut butter are both healthy in moderation. “Look for a high cocoa content, like at least 60 to 70 percent in order to get the benefits of dark chocolate’s flavenols,” she says. And as for peanut butter, Curtis-Nicholson recommends choosing natural peanut butter (containing only peanuts and salt) over commercial varieties because the popular brands often contain corn syrup and hydrogenated fats.

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