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Renowned sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci provides advice, guidelines and tips on proper fueling, hydration and recovery nutrition for athletes.

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How Carl Lewis Shattered World Records on a Vegan Diet

When the dust settled on the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Carl Lewis had nothing left to prove. After competing in two Olympic Games...

5 Guilt-Free Snacks For People Who Struggle With Portion Control

You know that portion control is a key aspect of any healthy diet. But if you're human, you also know that practicing perfect portion control 100 p...

How the L.A. Dodgers' Organic Eating Revolution Spurred Their World Series Run

The Los Angeles Dodgers are on the cusp of their first World Series title in nearly 30 years. Their 104-win regular season and rampage through the ...

The Easiest and Tastiest Way to Add More Veggies to Your Diet

Americans are shockingly bad at eating vegetables. The USDA recommends eating two to three cups of vegetables a day. A recent data analysis from th...

Should You Be Taking Wheatgrass Shots?

I remember my first wheatgrass shot. It was vibrantly green and smelled like fresh lawn clippings. It tasted terrible. I rationalized that th...

Jahlil Okafor Went Vegan to Heal His Achy Knees, Has Already Lost 20 Pounds

If Jahlil Okafor can kick the injury bug, he has the potential to be something special. The 21-year-old big man has dealt with knee issues ever sin...

Is Hot Sauce Healthy?

Hot sauce has long been a staple for millions of Americans. The crazy part is that hot sauce seems to be getting even hotter—at least when it com...

How Going Vegan Propelled NBA Veteran Wilson Chandler to His Best Season Ever

Wilson Chandler knew he needed to do something different. After being told he'd miss the entire 2015-2016 NBA season with a hip injury, a frighteni...

Is Olive Oil Actually Healthy?

The "Mediterranean diet" may just be the world's healthiest diet. If you're not familiar with the Mediterranean diet, it entails following a diet a...

Christian McCaffrey Reveals the Details of His Obsessive Diet

Christian McCaffrey is a master escape artist. Just when a defense thinks they have him dead to rights, McCaffrey's dynamite agility and elite visi...

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