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5 Ingredients You Never Want to See in Your Food

Here's a secret. A healthy diet isn't complex. It doesn't require punishing yourself with monthly cleanses or self-deprivation. Simply live by ...

Grill a Guiltless Burger: The Healthy Cheeseburger Recipe

Editor's Note: From the fast food drive-thru and the take-out box to the backyard BBQ, STACK expert Kait Fortunato is taking our favorite indulgenc...

Too Much of a Good Thing: The Danger of Over-Hydration

Planning on guzzling H2O to stay hydrated during practice this summer? Turns out dehydration isn't the only thing you have to worry about. The sayi...

What's Fake and What's Real? The Ultimate Food Survival Guide

Food is not meant for pleasure as so many of us have been programmed to believe. It's got one true purpose: to provide our bodies with the vital nut...

Become a Potassium Powerhouse

Stomach or muscle cramp? Eat a banana. How many times have you been told this by a coach, teammate or trainer after you caught a cramp. (See Thre...

Fuel for Thought: Gels, Bloks and Beans

Halfway through a full marathon or as you embark on the biking segment of a triathlon, your energy level dips. This is when an energy supplement can...

6 Easy, Fresh Dinners Using Just the Microwave

We've all had to rely on frozen meals at times. Although we can't discredit all frozen foods as unhealthy, many are loaded with sodium, artificial p...

How J.J. Watt Adjusted to the Scorching Texas Sun

J.J. Watt knew he'd be in for a temperature transition when he moved from his native Wisconsin to play for the Houston Texans, but he never guessed ho...

Healthy Hydration for Hockey Players

Hockey players have incredibly high sweat rates. Covered with equipment, they find it difficult to cool down despite playing in a cold ice arena. Th...

How to Select a Healthy Protein Bar

As a registered dietitian, I'm an advocate for real, whole foods. (See Iron Chef Michael Symon: Eat Natural Foods for Improved Performance.) Howev...

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