Performance Nutrition

Renowned sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci provides advice, guidelines and tips on proper fueling, hydration and recovery nutrition for athletes.

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Is Your Vitamin C Supplement Actually Helping You Avoid Sickness?

It's the season for sickness. According to the CDC, "most of the time flu activity peaks between December and March." Cold season is also pegged to...

Is Jerky Actually Healthy?

Jerky is an attractive snack for athletes. For one, it's high in protein. But unlike other meat-based foods, jerky doesn't have to be refrigerated....

Is Sushi Actually Healthy?

Who doesn't love sushi? The traditional Japanese dish continues to gain popularity around the world and has entered the pantheon of foods that see...

Why the Humble PB&J Sandwich Is the Most Popular Pre-Game Snack in All of Pro Sports

The humble peanut butter and jelly combination is having a moment in the sun. In a recent issue of ESPN The Magazine, Baxter Holmes wrote a fascina...

How to Feed a Teen Athlete, in Under 600 Words

Fueling an adolescent athlete can feel like a tall task. Here are the basics in under 600 words.  There is no "special diet plan" to achieve op...