Avocado toast is a great snack or even breakfast for athletes. A big benefit of avocado toast is that it delivers amply calories and lot of healthy fats. There are endless ways to top avocado toast too, start with a toasted slice of whole grain bread, and then switch up your favorite toppings like:
peas + radish
cucumber + egg
crispy pancetta + mozzarella
tomato + feta + basil
feta + cilantro
The nutrition benefits - one slice of avocado toast, prepared with 1/2 avocado, cucumber slices, and a fried egg has about: 350 calories, 23 grams fat, 5 grams saturated fat, 200 milligrams cholesterol, 180 milligrams sodium, 27 grams carbohydrates, 12 grams fiber, 5 grams sugar, and 14 grams protein.
Although that may seem like a lot of total fat, it is coming primarily from unsaturated fat of the avocado. Also keep in mind athletes needs plenty of calories coming in each day and without enough energy, it is difficult to maintain peak performance and overtime can result in injury and illness.