Healthy Snacks Articles

Training and competition place high demands on the body, and consuming snacks throughout the day is essential for getting the right nutrients and fluids at the right times in order to maximize your performance. Learn about the most effective foods and drinks to consume before, during and after workouts and games, so you can keep your body fueled and your energy high when it matters most. STACK has plenty of nutritional information for you to consume, served up by leading nutritionists, dieticians and culinary experts.

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A Sports Dietitian's 6 Favorite Performance Snacks

Enough research has been presented so that active people know the importance of healthy eating. Athletes especially should understand the signific...

Vegetarian Snacks: Pre- and Post-Workout

Finding variety in pre- and post-workout snacks can be difficult for vegetarian athletes. However, to provide your body with a full range of nutrie...

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...

24 Healthy Snack Options For Your Marathon Training (With Bonus Recipe)

A great snack can give you the energy to grind through that extra mile or replenish your body after a long run. (See Why Healthy Snacks Help Athlet...

Take a Tour Through the Yogurt Aisle

Is it just us, or does the yogurt aisle at the grocery seem a mile long? With over-packed shelves offering so many choices, all with seemingly healt...

The Vending Machine: A Reliable Source of Fuel?

Campus vending machines may seem like a convenient way to satisfy your hungry en route to class or practice. But buyer beware! The urge to eat som...

4 Delicious Muscle-Building Snacks with Peanut Butter

In schoolyards everywhere, elementary school kids are snacking on a terrific post-workout muscle-building snack. That old lunchtime staple, PB&J, co...

Essential Pre-Workout Snacks for Intense Exercise

Training on an empty stomach? Your "motor" is guaranteed to run out of gas in the middle of a tough workout, because you haven't "fueled up" enough....

The Unhealthiest "Healthy" Foods

A healthy eater needs to be an educated eater. It's hard to make good choices with all the false advertising and marketing gimmicks companies use to...

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...

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