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Natural Food and Beverage Choices for Athletes

In athletics, speed is key. But when it comes to nutrition, athletes who rely excessively on "quick" meals and beverages—e.g., fast food, energy b...

5 High Protein Vegetarian Snacks

Consuming enough protein is one of the biggest challenges for a vegetarian athlete. For vegetarians, finding great snack foods with high protein can b...

Healthiest Unhealthy Foods: If You're Going To Splurge, This Is What To Eat

It may come as a surprise, but as a dietitian I encourage my clients not to label food items as good or bad. Obviously, some foods have a higher nut...

Why Healthy Snacks Help Athletes Maintain Weight and Perform Better

Snacking is often associated with junk food, late night eating and excessive amounts of calories. However, if you select the right foods, snacks can...

Smart Holiday Beverage Choices

Editor's note: the alcoholic beverage recommendations in this article are meant for people 21 years of age and older. Eggnog, hot chocolate with ...

Post-Workout Breakfast Muscle-Building Shakes

Like the negative stat of an incomplete pass in football, if you skip a post-workout meal after an intense training session, the workout is incomp...

Homemade Trail Mix: The Ideal Grab-N-Go Snack

On-the-go athletes can have difficulty finding healthy snacks. Since they should eat every few hours, having options is critical if you want to stic...

Protein Shake or Chocolate Milk: Which Is Better Post-Workout?

Athletes are taught to refuel with protein immediately after a workout. Most opt for a quick hit with an easy, portable protein shake. But just drin...

Healthy Recipes to Help Build Muscle

All the time spent strength training has made you a pro at navigating the gym. But finding your way around the kitchen is another story. You've read...

3 Smoothie Recipes to Meet Your Nutrition Needs

A smoothie is like your dietary sixth man. The blended beverage won't get the bulk of your caloric "minutes," since most of your daily intake comes ...

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