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Aly Raisman advises young athletes to eat a healthy diet, unless they just won a bunch of medals, then they can go wild.

By Brendan Maloy
August 18, 2016

After winning gold and two silver at the Rio Olympics to add to her medals from the London Games, Aly Raisman definitely has a lot of young fans looking up to her. That makes the gymnast a perfect candidate to participate in Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, which aims to help kids lead healthier and more active lives.

The First Lady reached out on Twitter to ask the “Final Five” gymnasts what healthy foods they use to keep their bodies running properly, and Raisman gave a great answer.

Then Raisman panicked a little as she remembered a recent celebratory post of her and teammate Simone Biles enjoying some fries and ice cream.

While fried foods and sweets are certainly not the model of healthy eating, it seems like Raisman has earned the snack. In fact, one trip to McDonald's for every three Olympic medals you win seems like a pretty fair meal plan.


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