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5 Ways to Stay Fit at Your Desk

Spending hours a day in front of a computer is now part of almost every job description. Combine that with a commute, meal times, and entertainment, and...

These 5 Alarming Stats Show Just How Bad the Average American Eats

It's an appropriate coincidence that the acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD. Also known as the Western pattern diet, the SAD uses av...

These Simple Eating Tips Will Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

In the United States the number one cause of death is heart disease. There are several changes to your diet that should be made in order to decrease...

What You Need to Know about Fats

What Are Fats: What You Need to Know This article is the second installment of our 3 part series on the different macronutrients. Part 1 was a detailed...

The Skinny on Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

All fats are not created equal. When it comes to trimming the fat some good fats we want to keep in our diet, and other bad fats we want to avoid as...

STUDY: Eat More Fruits and Veggies, Live (Almost) Forever

Thinkstock Need another reason to swap the sandwich for a salad at lunch? A new study conducted at University College London and published in the ...

Why You Need Dietary Fiber—and Where to Get It

Dietary Fiber We learned recently why carbohydrates are not the enemy and are so important, especially for athletes. One of the main reasons to obtain...

Heart-Healthy Foods for Athletes on the Go

Heart Healthy Foods and How to Actually Fit Them Into Your Day! Cardiovascular disease and high cholesterol are two major concerns in our country....

Can the Paleo Diet Work for Athletes?

Athletes have much to learn from their ancient ancestors, who spent their days running from saber-toothed tigers and hunting for food. Early human...

DNA and the Future of Us

In our field, medicine—which affects us all, really—some exciting things are on the horizon. Some of them could change your life. For examp...

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