Nutrition Articles

Proper nutrition provides athletes with the energy, nutrients and hydration they need to progress in their training and perform optimally. In addition to following a healthy diet, athletes must pay particular attention to gaining muscle and losing fat, which together improve athletic performance. To power workouts and games, and to ensure a strong recovery, elite athletes take care to eat properly and to hydrate before, during and after workouts and competitions. In some situations, athletes gain an edge with prescribed use of safe supplements. Learn how elite athletes supercharge their performance by following scientifically-supported nutrition strategies.

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The Importance and Secrets of a Super Smoothie

Have you felt the need of a quick breakfast before the morning rush, an energy replenishing lunch that is super easy to make, or a meal you can eat to...

Follow These 5 Ridiculously Simple Steps To Eat Healthier

One big problem with most New Year's resolutions is that they're too vague. "I want to get in better shape" sounds good, but how do you actually p...

Are Nutrition Bars Making You Fat? How to Tell If Your Snack is Actually Good for You

Bars are bigger than ever, and I'm not talking about hangouts that serve Budweiser. I'm talking about the ready-to-eat, supposedly-nutritious rect...

Chicken Burrito Skillet Recipe

This recipe is simply splendid, filled with flavor and healthy ingredients that can easily be used as leftovers as well as you can make as much or as ...

The Concerning Effects of Synthetic Chemical Dyes In Our Food

The US food industry has been adding FDA approved synthetic chemical dyes to our food supply since 1963. These dyes include known and suspected carcin...

Why Your Gut Might Be the Most Important Part of Your Body

The word "gut" gets a bad rap. To many people, a gut has become synonymous with the pot belly one develops from too much pizza and too little exer...

Greek Inspired Superfood Casserole

Growing up, my grandmother, or 'yiayia' in Greek, would always cook briam (br-ee-am). Classic Greek comfort food, especially during the colder months ...

Importance of Nutrition and Aging

Being healthy delays the aging decline. But, eventually, the decline happens. Exercise is truly the number one factor to keep you young and full of vi...

3 Foods That Belong on Your Shopping List (and 3 That Don't)

Losing weight and building lean muscle doesn't have to be hard or painful. It's not about restriction and sacrifice. And it's not about starving yours...

5 Healthy Stuffing Recipes for Turkey Day

One Thanksgiving day meal packs in well over 1,000 calories. If you're concerned about cutting back here and there, or if you simply want to chang...

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