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5 Unusual Foods That Build Muscle

Does this sound like a familiar scenario? You see an article entitled "Foods to Build Muscle Fast," click through and find that the foods listed a...

16 Nuts and Seeds You Should Be Eating

Nuts for nuts? Good for you, because nuts pack a strong nutritional punch. They get a bad rap for being high in fat, but they shouldn't—the fats t...

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...

7 Healthiest Fast Food Breakfast Options

As a student athlete, you barely make it to school on time, let alone prepare a healthy three-course breakfast. Unfortunately, if you decide to skip...

Where's the (Grass-Fed) Beef?

It seems like everyone nowadays is touting the benefits of eating natural, and the trend is even influencing good old American red meat. So what's t...

How To Sustain Healthy Eating Habits

Most of us are creatures of habit. Whether we learned them from family or friends, we all have routines that we continually use in our lives. Our ro...

Special Considerations for Vegetarian Athletes

It's an age-old question—can you succeed in sports while following a vegetarian diet? Many athletes, such as Joe Namath, Martina Navratilova, Ca...

Fast Food and Student-Athletes

Nutrition is extremely important for young student-athletes. However, the convenience of fast food restaurants makes them extremely appealing to par...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Preventing Blemishes

Q: What's the best way to prevent blemishes from breaking out in the first place? A: Having a healthy, well-balanced diet is a good start. It's...

Why Female Athletes Should Include Fat in Their Diets

If you're like many other female athletes, you might be aiming to lose a few pounds to improve your body composition and amp your performance. One...

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