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The Life of a 48-Year Old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitor

Paddy Spence is CEO of Zevia, a zero-calorie soda brand sweetened with stevia instead of artificial sweeteners. He's training to compete in a Brazilian...

Are Energy Drinks Risky For Athletes?

Athletes have interesting relationships with energy drinks. Who doesn't love caffeine? Caffeine is one of the most easily assessable stimulants, and...

5 Foods for Healthy Skin

Foods for Healthy Skin Did you know that your skin is an organ? And just like with your internal organs, what you eat can have an effect on the health...

Sports Supplements: What's Safe, Effective and Legal?

supplement savvy sports supplements Supplement Savvy: What Works, What's safe and What's legal Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LD After attending...

Teen Supplement Use Raises Concern

The word supplement has become a catchall for workout enhancement products. There are healthy supplements—vitamins, minerals and protein; and t...

The Best Dietary Supplements for Hockey Players

All hockey players—all athletes for that matter—should know exactly what they are putting in their bodies. The worst thing a player can do is to...

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...

Play It Safe With Certified Dietary Supplements

Whether they are Olympic hopefuls or members of collegiate or high school teams, athletes strive to perform at their highest levels. They are dedi...

Supplement Labels and the NSF-Certified Seal

If you want to be 100 percent certain that your supps are clean, look for NSF-certified products. NSF International is an independent, third-party...

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