Saturday, May 26, 2007

Ugandan Boxers Use Honey as Dietary Supplement

Boxers Resort to Honey to Supplement Diet
By Norman Katende, The New Vision (Uganda), 5/25/2007

UGANDAN boxers at the Africa Boxing Championships in Madagascar have resorted to taking honey so that they make up for the ‘poor’ diet on their menu.

The boxers have to brave the breakfast with dry tea and hard French bread, which team doctor Ntege Ssengendo says is not healthy and beneficial to the fighters.

“They tell us that this is the continental breakfast but we feel it is not nutritious enough. We have resorted to providing honey to supplement on the missing nutrients,” said Ntege, who thought that breakfast should have had sausages, bananas and eggs…

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