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The New Food Guidelines for Athletes

The recent USDA dietary guidelines for healthy eating are already mired in controversy. In only a week, there has been an outcry from nutrition scient...

5 Easy Back-to-School Packed Lunches

Back to School Packed Lunches It's that time of year for back to school and often times what you have for lunch is the last meal prior to afterschool...

Wrestlers: How Nutrition Can Help You Make Weight During the Pre-Season

Wrestling is the ultimate combination of power, strength and endurance. And even though matches are "only" 6 minutes or less, wrestlers burn a ton of...

Tips for Healthy Weight Gain

Tips for Healthy Weight Gain For most athletes, gaining weight can be harder than it sounds, especially if you want to do it the right way. Gaining...

Eat Fat. Be Healthy

The Surprising Benefits of Healthy Fats   When reading nutrition labels, I encourage clients to look at the types of fat, not the amount of fat. You...

4 Athlete-Friendly Microwave Meals

Greasy burgers, chicken fingers and nachos coated with a cheese-like substance are probably the first things that come to mind when we say "fast foo...

5 Healthy Salads That Will Actually Fill You Up

5 Healthy Salads that Will Actually Fill You Up Salads can be a great meal to add into your days, often helping you meet your vegetable intake and...

High Protein Diets Won't Fix Everything

Our collective desire for quick fixes makes diet crazes appealing. But although the names may change—Atkins, Zone and, most recently, Paleo—all ...

6 Simple Tips to Help You Lose Belly Fat

There are no guarantees with weight loss. It's largely genetic. But you can help yourself out. These tips can help you lose weight overall, includ...

How to Incorporate Healthy Fats Into Your Diet

You're trying to eat healthy, so you purchase low-fat peanut butter instead of regular. It's a better option, right? Wrong. Take a look at the ...