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7 Healthy School-Lunch Ideas to Power Your Workout

Packing lunches for the school year can be a struggle. It is hard to get creative while providing a balanced meal that you will also enjoy. I try to...

Healthy, Muscle-Building BBQ Dips

Most people think they know the golden rule of navigating backyard BBQs: Eat the meat and veggies, avoid the dips and spreads. But before you blow...

Vegetarian Snacks: Pre- and Post-Workout

Finding variety in pre- and post-workout snacks can be difficult for vegetarian athletes. However, to provide your body with a full range of nutrie...

The Vegetarian Athlete: Combining Foods for Peak Performance

As if vegetarians didn't have enough diet difficulties, consider the special challenges faced by vegetarian athletes. High-intensity activity requir...

5 Healthy Salads You'll Actually Want to Eat

Salads are great for lunch, in theory. But eating the same lettuce/tomato/cucumber combo day after day gets boring. Here are five unique salad ide...

Why Healthy Snacks Help Athletes Maintain Weight and Perform Better

Snacking is often associated with junk food, late night eating and excessive amounts of calories. However, if you select the right foods, snacks can...

Make Yourself the Ultimate Veggie Man or Woman

Are you ready for this? I'm making myself the ultimate Veggie Man, going vegetarian with a diet of vegetables, eggs and no grains. For 30 days, I'll...

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...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Healthy vs. Unhealthy Foods

What are healthy foods versus unhealthy foods? Healthy: Lean protein: turkey, skinless chicken, fish Unsaturated fats: olives and olive oil,...

What Makes Food Unhealthy?

Q: What are healthy foods versus unhealthy foods? A: Healthy: Lean protein—turkey, skinless chicken, fish Unsaturated fats—olives and ...