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Chocolate Milk after Workouts

Recently, pro athletes and top nutritionists have been touting the benefits of drinking chocolate milk after workouts. (Drink Muscle-Building Chocol...

The Scariest Thing About October

Want to hear some really scary facts before Halloween? Every three minutes in the United States, another person is diagnosed with breast cance...

Do's and Don'ts of Dietary Supplements

As a sports dietitian, I'm always getting asked about dietary supplements. Questions like "are they necessary?" and "'which ones are safe?" are freq...

Symptoms and Treatment of Stress Fractures

The common image of a bone fracture is of a single traumatic event that causes the injury. However, this is not always the case. Stress fractures ca...

Superfood Series A-Z: Hummus, Honey, Hemp Seed

Hummus This Middle Eastern staple is healthy and tasty enough to add to your daily fuel plan. Consisting of chickpeas, tahini (a sesame seed past...

10 Nutrition Upgrades You Can Make This Summer

Take advantage of your schedule change this summer by making a commitment to healthier eating. Even small dietary changes over the summer can provid...

Cool Foods and Beverages for the Summer Athlete

During the hot summer months, athletes want cold snacks and beverages after workouts and training sessions. Having portable, healthy snacks and dr...

Is Chocolate Milk the Best Post-Workout Drink for Athletes?

Athletes can choose from dozens of post-workout drink options. So many choices can make it difficult to decide which one is best for building musc...

Top 5 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat This Spring

Want to add more flavor to your diet? Eat seasonal fruits and vegetables. In-season foods are picked at their peak, which means they taste great, ...

Superfood Series A-Z: Edamame

For our A-Z Superfood series, what immediately comes to mind for the letter E? Probably eggs! But if you've already had your fill of eggs for the da...

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