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3 winning recipes fit for an Olympic champion

They say you are what you eat, but could what our Olympic athletes eat make the difference between a gold or a silver medal? This summer, it's up to U.S. Olympic Committee executive chef Jacque Hamilton to plan every meal for the entire 600-athlete American delegation, a group that depends on tasty, healthy food devoid of butter, trans fats or high sodium. Hamilton shares her delicious, nutritious
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They say you are what you eat, but could what our Olympic athletes eat make the difference between a gold or a silver medal? This summer, it's up to U.S. Olympic Committee executive chef Jacque Hamilton to plan every meal for the entire 600-athlete American delegation, a group that depends on tasty, healthy food devoid of butter, trans fats or high sodium. Hamilton shares her delicious, nutritious recipes — fit for a Beijing champion — and the favorite dishes of weightlifter Carissa Gump and judo fighter Myles Porter:

Roasted brussels sprouts

Jacque Hamilton, senior executive chef, U.S. Olympic Committee

Chicken stir-fry

Weightlifter Carissa Gump's favorite recipe, Olympic Kitchen

Baja chicken salad

Judo fighter Myles Porter's favorite recipe, Olympic Kitchen