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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6 Super Foods for Superior Performance

Some people think that nutrition for athletes must involve engineered foods, such as energy bars, protein shakes, carbohydrate gels and sports dri...

Three Great Snacks for Athletes

Athletes need to understand that snacking throughout the day is crucial to their performance. Snacking helps keep energy levels consistent by balancin...

Pre-Workout Snacks to Help You Achieve Maximum Results

What you eat before a workout has a huge impact on your performance and recovery. Eating the right foods before training helps fuel your workouts ...

5 Simple Post-Workout Snacks

Did you know that eating a snack after you work out is just as important—if not more important—than grabbing a bite beforehand? You want to ma...

How a Mid-Game Skittles Snack Keeps Marshawn Lynch in "Beast Mode" Through Four Quarters

The nutritional facts for one pack (61.5 g) of Skittles are as follows: 240 calories 2.5 grams of total fat 44 grams of sugar 54 grams of to...

Superfood Series A-Z: Dates

Eating fresh fruit is generally recommended over munching on dried fruit. A cup of dried fruit contains less water and more sugar than a cup of fresh ...

Athlete Superfood Series A-Z: Avocado

We recently discussed the importance of including healthy fats in your diet. A super easy way to satisfy that recommendation is by incorporating the...

Quick Grab-and-Go Snacks for Pre-Game Fueling

Most high school athletes know the importance of pre-game nutrition, even if they don't always follow the rules. Before stretching or warming up,...

Power Your Training Diet and Boost Recovery With Blueberries

Blueberries, the second most popular berry in the U.S. , are a healthy addition to your training diet—"an ideal fruit for athletes," says livestro...

Customize Your Fueling With You Bar Energy Snacks

Given that energy bars are easy, convenient and portable fuel sources, they're quite popular among athletes who are constantly on the go. But do you e...

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