Spider-Man and Batman are both soaring into movie theaters this summer. They’re buff, tough and ready to kick some serious butt—but doesn’t that leave them starving? We talked to dietitian Karen Gaham to break down a day in the life of food for these heroes.
(aka Bruce Wayne)
Weight: 210 lbs.
To Run Wayne Enterprises and Hack into Computers: This job is all about optimal brain function, so he needs foods high in omega-3s: 2 salmon fillets, 1 cup walnuts and 2 oz. chia seeds.
To Keep up His Muscle-Building Regimen: Holy protein, Batman! To build muscle, he’ll want 2 chicken breasts, 6 eggs, 1 cup walnuts, 2 salmon fillets, 2 cups broccoli and 3 cups spinach.
To Defeat Villains in Hand-to-Hand Combat: High-fiber carbs — like 2 cups oatmeal and 2 bananas — will boost his energy.
Estimate Daily Calorie Intake: 4,826
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—Lauren Smith, Online Editorial Assistant
From our July/August 2012 issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray