What Your Vegan or Vegetarian Diet is Missing
A plant-based diet has several powerful and extraordinary effects on your health, lifespan, and quality of life. Indeed, eating foods like fruits, vegetables, and nuts will significantly reduce your risk [...]
The Greens Guide: Which Leafy Green Is Really the Healthiest?
You know that greens are good for you. That fact has likely been drilled into your head from an early age. But what greens should you be going for most [...]
The NBA’s Vegan Revolution: Why so Many Players Embrace a Plant-Based Diet
Once upon a time, the idea of veganism catching on among the NBA elite would’ve seemed all but impossible. Call it a generational disconnect. Charles Barkley, one of the game's [...]
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, Lewis had won six [...]
Can Athletes Sustain a Meat-Free Diet?
It's worth considering whether a vegetarian, or even a vegan, diet is sustainable for serious athletes.
12-Year NBA Veteran Ben Gordon Goes Vegan to Improve His Game
Ben Gordon has been around a long time. A former standout at UConn, Gordon is entering his 12th year in the NBA, and as the newest member of the Golden [...]
Should Athletes Follow a Pescetarian Diet?
Should Athletes Try Going Pescatarian? As a sports nutritionist I always get lots of question regarding the best type of diet to follow for boosting...
Special Considerations for Vegetarian Athletes
It's an age-old question—can you succeed in sports while following a vegetarian diet? Many athletes, such as Joe Namath, Martina Navratilova, Carl Lewis and Robert Paris, have had success with [...]
Vegetarian Sources of Protein
"Where do you get your protein?" is a common question put to vegetarians, but in truth, many alternatives to meat and fish provide sufficient amounts of protein—even for the performance [...]