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Answering Common Questions From Female Athletes

Here are answers to some common nutrition questions asked by female athletes. What are my greatest nutritional deficiency risks? Iron deficiency i...

Think Before You Gulp: Sports Drinks

Whether you exercise for one hour three times a week or run in marathons, your body needs to replenish fluids and sugars. Sports drinks provide carb...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's 4,500-Calorie 'Hercules' Diet

Photo via wwe.com Former Miami Hurricane football star, retired professional wrestler, actor and reality TV show host Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson wa...

Why You Need Vitamin D in Your Diet

Vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin," is an essential nutrient for healthy bodily function. Found in few food sources, it is fairly common to be defi...

Make Sure You're Getting Enough Calcium

We need calcium for growth. From our adolescent years through our early 20s, our bones calcify to their thickest, strongest state. Healthy bones p...

Nutrition Guidelines For Peak Performance in Hockey

Creating a diet plan or nutritional program for a hockey player is an intricate and specific undertaking. Each player is different—he may sleep di...

Finding the Right Protein Balance

A next-level performance edge doesn't come from dangerous and costly protein supplements. The solution lies in what's on your plate. (Read Powder H...

Superfoods A-Z: Millet

Your dinner plate is yawning at you, bored by your standard choices of brown rice, oats, and whole-wheat pasta. Face it, you're in a rut, stuck on...

3 Foods That Help Build Muscle

Feel doomed to an eternity of scrawniness? If you're a scarecrow of a guy who can't put on weight, you've probably been told to eat more. (Check out...

The Multi-Talented "Athlete of the Dairy Aisle": Cheese

Cheese is like a multi-talented athlete—powerful and versatile. It's an international healthy food staple, and it belongs in your nutritional star...

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