The Frenchman wants to be attentive to every detail in the relegation battle.
Aston Villa's start under Remi Garde was certainly a positive one. The Frenchman added some defensive stability and robustness to the side in a very short space of time to pick up an impressive 0-0 draw against Premier League high-flyers Manchester City.
The former Lyon boss is a disciple of Arsene Wenger who, whilst is most known for his passing attacking football, made his first job at Arsenal to get his defence up to scratch. That meant improving their fitness.
Garde takes the physical side of the game very seriously, as made clear by the appointment of renowned fitness coach Robert Duverne.
Now it is reported he is on a warpath aimed at the Aston Villa player's eating habits.
The Daily Star is reporting that Garde is set to look meticulously at the diet of his Villa players, with pasta sauce and salad dressing top of his list of no-no's.
The Villa team is certainly in need of every bit of help they can get. They remain bottom of the Premier League table on just five points from 12 games and have not won in the league since the first game of the season against Bournemouth.