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Out injured for a month, here's 37-year-old Kevin Davies' nutritional plan

He’s already made one pretty obvious slip-up though.

IF YOU’VE EVER wondered how a professional footballer manages to hold the weight off while they’re out injured, Kevin Davies has a low-carb, high-protein treat for you.

The 37-year-old ex-Bolton striker will sit out the next month of League One action with his club Preston North End.

Davies is at an age when keeping trim isn’t easy, and it’s all the more difficult when hampered by a broken rib. So here’s the “aggressive” plan from PNE’s nutritional staff:

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It’s all pretty straightforward and sensible stuff, but we can’t help but notice that Davies has already broken one guideline by tweeting a pic of his ham-and-eggs breakfast.

Yes, Kevin. Ham is pork, pork is ham.

But hey, maybe it’s one of these new-fangled turkey-hams or something. If so, TheScore.ie apologises unreservedly. Besides, we would definitely not begrudge the man a few slices of processed salty meaty goodness.

Here’s the rest of his nutritionists’ recommendations for the first fortnight of his recovery.

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And the second fortnight of his recovery allows for increased carbohydrates as he begins training again.

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