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5 Foods Besides Animal Protein That Can Help Athletes Gain Muscle

One thing that helps an athlete to be more durable and more athletic is gaining muscle. Unfortunately, gaining lean mass isn't that easy for many...

Is Hummus Actually Healthy?

Americans are crazy for hummus. National hummus sales now top $725 million annually, and it's estimated that 25 percent of U.S. households now stoc...

Why Beans Are the Key to Getting Lean

When you think of going on a diet or trying to get lean, you probably think you have to eat the same healthy foods over and over—fruits, veggies, ...

6 On-the-Go Protein-Packed Foods

Whether you're an athlete or just always on the go, you need energy to get through the day. And the best place to get that boost isn't from some...

The Hidden Nutritional Benefits of Phytochemicals

To avoid getting sick during the winter and beyond, you need to know the hidden nutritional benefits of phytochemicals.  RELATED: 4 Easy Breakf...

Are Anti-Nutrients Robbing You of the Vitamins and Minerals You Need?

Anti-nutrients. That word alone is enough to inspire fear in any person who cares about what they put inside their body. Nutrients are defined as "...

What Eddie Lacy Eats Before Packers' Games

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy needs to think about a lot of things on the day of a big game: his team's playbook, blocking schemes, an...

What Makes a Food "Ultra-Processed"? A Look at The Latest Risk In Our Diets

A recent study published in the journal BMJ Open found that the average American gets 57.9 percent of their calories from ultra-processed foods. ...

Beast on a Budget: 3 Muscle Building Meals for Under $3

You don't have to break the bank to become a beast. There seems to be a common misconception that optimally fueling your body is inconveniently...

7 Simple Foods That Provide Protein After a Workout

Supplements and protein shakes are great. They're convenient, cost effective, and have come a long way in the taste department. For many, protein after...

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