When the time comes around to set the table and knockback your favourite munch you may be under the illusion that the size of the pie is what counts i.e. the more you eat the worse-off you'll be when you step on the scales. And in reality how much you eat of can have negative effects on how you feel about yourself, what the scale says and so on, but what you put into your body should be the first thing you think about.
We all need food and drink, it’s a basic need that even the best of sportsmen can overindulge in. One difference though is that a pro athlete will have access to some of the best equipment to work it off the gut, have more knowledge of food and supplements and be looked after by the best of advisers to keep them at the top of their game.