Sonia O’Sullivan: Good food is like smart training

Food is primary fuel for training, recovery, and for making sure you stay as healthy as possible

'The world of nutrition is constantly changing, especially with the arrival of the so-called 'superfoods' that we sometimes struggle to pronounce.' Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

'The world of nutrition is constantly changing, especially with the arrival of the so-called 'superfoods' that we sometimes struggle to pronounce.' Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Most athletes will tell you they eat to train. Not train to eat. Food is primary fuel, for training, recovery, and for making sure you stay as healthy as possible. 

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