Diet Articles

Even athletes need to watch what they eat from time to time, but they need to make sure that if they're adjusting their nutrition that they don't go too far. Let STACK's treasure trove of diet content help you decide on your new meal plan to help you build strength, burn fat or just improve your conditioning.

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Why Every Athlete Should Care About FODMAPs

FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols) are commonly eaten short-carbohydrates and sugar alcohols, which c...

4 Reasons Why Athletes Should Keep a Food Journal

In our ongoing battle to keep properly fuel ourselves and conquer our eating habits an invaluable ally can be found in a food journal. Here are four...

Find Out Exactly What LeBron James Eats During the NBA Season

LeBron James is a flawless physical specimen. He's bigger than you. He's stronger than you. And he runs like a gazelle. Whenever we get  a chance to ...

Nate Diaz and 8 Other Pro Athletes You Had No Idea Were Vegan

Veganism in professional sports is slowly on the rise. Though the thought of a diet without animal-based proteins, such as meat and dairy products, sc...

Do Detox Cleanses Actually Work?

Detox regimens are popular among people who want to cleanse their bodies. Many products are available that claim to clean out your gut, but are they...

Why Crash Diets Don't Work

Crash dieting is when you cut your calorie intake dramatically to lose weight fast. So why is it a bad idea? STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie...

4 Reasons Your Weight Loss Workouts Don't Work

So you've been working out regularly for a few months and you're feeling fit. But there's only one problem – you haven't lost much weight. With...

An Athlete's Introduction to Seafood

Seafood is a great way for athletes to get the protein and Omega-3 fatty acids they need to become stronger. The protein builds and repairs muscle...

The Paleo Diet For Endurance Athletes: A Guide To Training Without Carbs

If you're an endurance runner or athlete, chances are your diet is a key aspect to your training. The food you eat affects your energy, both how quickly...

4 Simple Nutrition Rules for Better Sports Performance and General Health

"What diet should I be doing, Justin?" I have been asked that question hundreds of time by dozens of different people. The answer has never changed. "It...

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