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Are White Potatoes Healthy?

White potatoes aren't going away any time soon. In 2012, the world produced 365 million metric tons of potatoes, making them the fourth most common st...

Coconut Sugar: What Is It, and Is It Good for You?

One of the newest sweeteners to show up in grocery stores is coconut sugar. It is a minimally processed natural sugar made from dried coconut palm...

How the Glycemic Index Can Help Your Athletic Performance

Glycemic index is a measurement of how quickly food impacts blood sugar levels compared to pure sugar. Foods are ranked on a scale of 0 to 100, with...

Surviving Football Hell Week: A Nutrition Guide

As the summer months draw to a close, football players all over the country get prepared for the most grueling training period of their entire sport...

In-Game Nutrition for Soccer Athletes

"Work it, make it, do it. Make us harder, better, faster, stronger." Is this a supplement ad for athletes or a Kayne West lyric? Readiness is all...

3 Nutrition Rules for Athletes

Athletes are constantly searching for new ways to lose fat, gain muscle and maximize their training. But they need to stop the quick fixes and diet ...

Boost Muscle Recovery After Summer Workouts

What athlete wouldn't want to ease the post-workout muscle recovery process? After all, the more efficiently you can restore your body, the easier i...

3 Athlete-Friendly Foods for Energy, Health and Strength

Sore muscles? Low on energy? Feeling sick lately? All of these problems can be solved with proper nutrition. Use the following three foods to boost ...

Cutting Fat with Deron Williams

Learn how eating the right foods at the right times helped Deron Williams transform his body and make it into the NBA. After leading the Fighting I...

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