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How to Eat Like The Lakers

Strength and conditioning coach for the LA Lakers Tim DiFrancesco came to the KTLA 5 Morning News to talk about how he’s changed the diet of the Los Angeles Lakers.  DiFrancesco discussed what types of foods the players eat on any given day.

Kobe Bryant’s Typical Breakfast: A half of waffle with whip cream from pastured cows cream, grass fed butter, small amount of syrup and 2 eggs from pastured chickens over-easy.

Steve Nash’s Typical Lunch: Southwest style grass fed beef salad with grass fed cheddar cheese and black bean salsa; olive oil based chili-lime vinaigrette and a bone stock based soup.

Paul Gasol’s Typical Snack: Pasturized Wallaby Geek Yogurt or St. Benoit Yogurt (full fat version) with plain coconut and raw cashews , plus a Kombucha Tea (any flavor).

Dwight Howard’s Typical Dinner: Grass fed Beef short ribs, mashed sweet potato and broccoli, with grass fed cheddar sauce on top.

Other snack ideas from Whole Foods:

Organic pork salami/pepperoni
Grass fed cheeses (organic valley)
Bubbies pickles
Justin’s nut butters
Hail Mary blond macaroons

If you want to “Eat Like The Lakers”, you can find all the ingredients at your neighborhood Whole Foods Market.  Whole Foods Market has locations all over Southern California.  For more information, visit Whole Foods Website.

The Los Angeles Lakers will play the Milwaukee Bucks tomorrow at 7:30p, for more information, click here:  www.nba.com/lakers/

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