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Pinch: Finally, a Better Fiber Supplement for the Masses

Fiber. It's a critical component of a healthy diet, yet the average American eats far too little of it. According to the National Institutes of ...

How a High-Nitrate Diet Can Boost Athletic Performance

Nutrition is an important aspect of athletic success since what we eat serves as the fuel we use during exercise. In recent years elite Tour de France...

3 Basic Nutrition Rules Athletes Need to Follow

The Nutritional Exercises You Are Not doing to Lose fat, Gain Muscle, & Feel Better Matt Crawley, MS, CSCS,*D, RSCC, USATF-1, FRC, PN1 Enough with the...

The Simple Nutrition Tip That Guarantees Muscle Gain or Fat Loss

Enough is enough. If you are an athlete and you want to take your game to the next level then you need to start paying attention to what you eat. The...

How to Identify and Avoid Highly Processed Foods

You've heard of processed foods, but you still might have questions about them. STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie Bonci to learn more about pr...

These 5 Foods Will Improve Your Health

What you eat directly affects processes in your body that lead to aging and dysfunction. Improved body composition, mental clarity, sharper focus, and...

Forget Calories. The Weight of Your Food is What Really Matters

When it comes to food, calories are king. People often think about the caloric values of food before anything else. That's not necessarily a bad th...

Why Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Is Giving Up Alcohol Before the Olympics

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is trying something new before this summer's Olympics: he's giving up drinking alcohol. Swimmers call giving up al...

3 Fruit Recipes That Alleviate Sore Muscles

All athletes will experience delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) after a workout due to small tears that are occurring within the muscle fibers when...

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...

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