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Tom Brady's diet apparently doesn't include hot dogs at the turn

January 05, 2016

At 38, Tom Brady just completed one of the best regular seasons of his NFL career. In fact, he's so far from thinking about retirement that he said he wants to play 10 more years back in October. How does he stay in such great shape? Let's start with his diet.

The Boston Globe did an interview with Allen Campbell, the personal chef of Brady and his wife, model Gisele Bundchen, and boy are you going to feel bad about what you put into your body after you read it. Turns out, Brady's diet consists of 80 percent vegetables -- and not just any vegetables.

"[Tom] doesn't eat nightshades, because they're not anti-inflammatory," Campbell said. "So no tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, or eggplants. Tomatoes trickle in every now and then, but just maybe once a month. I'm very cautious about tomatoes. They cause inflammation."

He's "cautious about tomatoes"? Wow, that's discipline.


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