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Why Kids Need More Bacon and Eggs

Kids need fat. Lots of it. According to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, teenagers should consume between 25-35 percent of their total da...

You're Probably Ignoring This Number in the Nutrition Facts—and It Might Be Making You Fat

As a country, America has never been more obese. There's no one reason for this. Too much added sugar, not enough physical activity, chronic dehydrati...

Trying to Gain Weight? Here's What Your Meals Should Look Like

So you want to bulk up, huh? Gaining weight can be a great thing for an athlete, especially when it's done intelligently and responsibly. Gaining m...

10 Things You Need to Know to Burn More Body Fat

Consider this article your quick guide to fat burning and getting lean. Whether you're looking to get in better shape for your sport or simply want...

If It Fits Your Macros: Everything You Kneed to Know About the Wildly Popular 'IIFYM' Diet

If It Fits Your Macros—a.k.a. "IIFYM"—is one of the most popular diets on the planet. Here's what it entails and the pros and cons of this uniq...

How Nutrient Timing Affects Athletic Performance

Athletes have a lot of advice to keep in mind to make the most of their workout. What time is best to exercise, how many times a week you should...

Why You Want Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Your Diet

Avoiding fat is typically a good thing, but one type of fat should be in your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids have a ton of health benefits that you might n...

Study Shows Booze Totally Wastes Your Workouts

Do you think you can go drinking after a tough workout or athletic competition without consequence? The extra calories will help build muscle, right? ...

3 Protein Myths Busted

Let me preface by saying that I love food. All food. Protein consumption is a favorite hobby of mine. This article is written from one protein...

Competitive Eater Matt Stonie Crushed a Humongous 7,700-Calorie Bowl of Cereal

It's amazing how much food a human body can hold—especially when it's enough food to feed the whole neighborhood. Leave it up to none other than c...

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