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Why Healthy Snacks Help Athletes Maintain Weight and Perform Better

Snacking is often associated with junk food, late night eating and excessive amounts of calories. However, if you select the right foods, snacks can...

Broccoli or Big Macs? How Collegiate Athletes Can Eat Healthy

Among all college students, athletes should be especially interested in eating healthy. This is because they burn so many calories through practice,...

10 Things I Know as a Nutritionist That I Wish I'd Known as an Athlete

Editor's Note: Before STACK Expert Roberta Jenero became a successful licensed dietitian, she was an avid athlete, just like you. Twenty-five years ...

Homemade Trail Mix: The Ideal Grab-N-Go Snack

On-the-go athletes can have difficulty finding healthy snacks. Since they should eat every few hours, having options is critical if you want to stic...

Allyson Felix Mentor Teens Through ACUVUE 1-DAY Contest

After earning an Olympic gold medal this summer in London, Allyson Felix is hard at work helping other athletes reach their goals. Recently, thanks ...

The Dangers of Fad Diets

Fad diets may lead to quick weight loss, but they can be extremely dangerous. Young athletes need to eat well-balanced meals with the right nut...

Learn Portion Control

For Meals Protein = Hockey Puck Stick to a three-ounce serving of meat, fish or poultry. It should take up approximately a quarter of your plate. ...

Ask the Experts: When Should I Eat My Pre-Game Meal?

  Q: How far in advance of a game should I eat my pre-game meal? A: About three to four hours before game time. This will ensure that you...

Fuel Up With 10 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

If you get hungry late at night, it can be tough to stay out of the fridge. And once you decide to grab a bite, finding a healthy choice can be diff...

How To Sustain Healthy Eating Habits

Most of us are creatures of habit. Whether we learned them from family or friends, we all have routines that we continually use in our lives. Our ro...

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