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Building a Healthy Low-Carb Diet for Athletes

The recent popularity of low-carb diet plans for weight loss has presented a challenge for athletes at all levels. Is a low-carb diet safe for athle...

Eating to Reduce Post-Workout Soreness

During your peak preseason training, you might be performing high-impact exercises and workouts twice a day, leaving your body feeling fatigued an...

How Protein and Carbs Work Together to Build Muscle

Hormones play a major role in muscle breakdown and their subsequent rebuilding. Different food groups serve to regulate these hormones, and proper...

How Athletes With Diabetes Can Follow a Performance Diet

Many athletes with diabetes are cautious about exercise, fearing a drop in their blood sugars. However, by eating properly and monitoring your por...

Using Nutrient Timing to Build Muscle and Lose Fat

If you want to build muscle, lose fat and maximize your performance, you have to know what to eat—and when to eat it. Called nutrient timing, this...

Superfood Series A-Z: Cinnamon and Cauliflower

In previous superfood posts, we've discussed avocados and beets. This week, we give you two-for-one with the letter C. Cinnamon Technically cl...

The Truth About Sugar For Athletes

Athletes of all shapes and sizes need to pay attention to what goes into their bodies, but sometimes it's hard to know exactly what's being consumed...

The Best Thanksgiving Carb to Eat All Year Round

While mashed (white) potatoes are one of the dishes we most look forward to on Thanksgiving, the sweet potato is a fantastic alternative. According ...

Balancing Your Training Diet

One mistake many athletes make is focusing on one nutrient while missing the benefits of others. For example, when trying to add muscle mass, athle...

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