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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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Is Coffee Actually Healthy?

Coffee. If you clicked on this article, you probably can't imagine going a day without it. Sipping a hot cup of coffee to start your morning is a r...

Why Rob Gronkowski Spent the Offseason Living Like Tom Brady

Since entering the NFL in 2010, Rob Gronkowski has played in 98 games (including the playoffs). Over that same span, Tom Brady has played in 124 ga...

Are Chewy Bars Actually Healthy?

When it comes to food, a healthy reputation can be hard to shake. Case in point—Chewy bars. Launched by the Quaker Oats Company in 1981, Chewy ba...

Are Bai Drinks Actually Healthy?

Even if you've yet to sip one, odds are you're familiar with Bai drinks. Perhaps you saw their Super Bowl ad featuring Justin Timberlake and Christ...

3 Metabolism Myths That Need To Die Immediately

Metabolism. It's a simple word that encompasses so much. Metabolism is defined as "the chemical and physical processes by which a living thing uses...

Is Trail Mix Actually Healthy?

Trail mix has been around for over a century. Its origins can be traced back to an outdoorsman named Horace Kephart, who helped plot the route of t...

Russell Wilson Has Dropped His Body Fat by 6% With His New Nine-Meals-a-Day Diet

Russell Wilson is hoping a slimmed down frame might help him get back to another Super Bowl. The 28-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback has been ...

What is 'Added Sugar?' The Addictive Ingredient That's Killing Millions of Americans

Sugar is sabotaging the health of millions of Americans. A 2013 report from Credit Suisse estimated that Americans collectively spend $1 trillion a...

Are Grape-Nuts Actually Healthy?

Starting your day off with a nutritious breakfast sets you up for greatness. You'll feel more energized, alert and engaged as you make your way throug...

Despite His Shellfish Allergy, Adrian Peterson Has Been Tearing Up Oysters Since He Arrived In New Orleans

Adrian Peterson absolutely adores shellfish. He's also allergic to it, which creates quite the conundrum for the 32-year-old New Orleans Saints run...

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