How to Eat Well Anywhere (Even at School!)
Here’s your scouting guide to surviving.
The One Nutrition Mistake Every Youth Athlete Makes
A youth athlete's schedule doesn’t exactly lend itself to ideal nutrition. Case in point? The long stretch between lunch and dinner. Due to class schedules and after-school athletic commitments, it [...]
The Top 15 Halloween Candies You Should Definitely Avoid
Some candies are worse than others.
Is a Banana Really ‘Basically a Candy Bar’?
A banana isn’t a candy bar. Unfortunately, that needs stating. Why? Because it’s exactly the type of common-sense nutrition advice that’s being lost in the social media age. You can [...]
What America Can Learn From the UK’s Battle With Junk Food
The grocery store checkout line can be a dangerous place. As you wait to load your items onto the conveyor belt, a plethora of chips, candy bars, cookies and other [...]
21 Horrible Snacks for Athletes and What They Do to Your Body
Even if you're eating well-balanced meals, it's surprisingly easy to set yourself back with high-fat or sugary snacks. Snack time is when many Americans indulge in unsuspecting ways. Since portion [...]
Blizzards and McFlurries Could Soon Be Losing the Toppings That Cause Their Sugar Content to Skyrocket
Mars, Incorporated—the candy maker of M&Ms, Snickers, Skittles and Twix—is considering a measure that would make some of America’s favorite treats less sugary. The company's candies have become integrated into [...]
What Are Sugar Alcohols? The Truth About These Mysterious Sugar Alternatives
Long-term overconsumption of sugar has been connected with nearly every negative health outcome imaginable. Obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, depression, skin damage, tooth decay, diabetes, fatty liver—if you want [...]
Protein Bar or Candy Bar: Can You Guess Which Is Which?
According to the Nutrition Business Journal, the US supplement industry is a 37-million dollar industry. That includes sports nutrition such as protein...
3 Ingredients That Ruin Your Favorite Valentine’s Day Chocolates
You know that candy and chocolates aren’t healthy, but you probably don’t know that the sweet treat you give your special someone this Valentine’s Day may contain a potential carcinogen. [...]