Performance Nutrition Articles

Renowned sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci provides advice, guidelines and tips on proper fueling, hydration and recovery nutrition for athletes.

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Are Goldfish Healthy?

Goldfish are as American as apple pie. Introduced by Pepperidge Farm in 1962, the fish-shaped cheese crackers have stood the test of time. Perhaps ...

Is LaCroix Actually Healthy?

If you're reading this, it's probably because you're currently obsessed with LaCroix. You're not alone. A brand of flavored sparkling waters that h...

How Connor Davis Added a Foot to His Broad Jump and Catapulted Himself Into a Pro Football Career

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Here's What a Full Day of LeBron's Meals and Snacks Look Like

LeBron James' body has gone through some serious changes over his 15 years (and counting) in the NBA. During the twilight of his first stint in Cle...

Is Kashi GOLEAN Cereal Actually Healthy?

Kashi has become synonymous with health in the eyes of many Americans. The California-based company was acquired by Kellogg's in 2000 and is now a jug...

Do 5-Hour Energy Shots Actually Work?

5-Hour Energy isn't going away anytime soon. The company now generates roughly $1 billion in annual revenue thanks to the incredible popularity of ...

This Company Created the First Nutrition Bar Formulated Specifically for Youth Athletes

Youth sports are more hectic than ever. Simply getting kids to the never-ending parade of practices, games and tournaments on time can be a big cha...

Are KIND Bars Actually Healthy?

KIND bars. The name itself exudes healthiness. The product line has seen explosive growth in recent years, as Americans have become increasingly co...

The One Nutrition Mistake You Must Avoid During Summer Tournament Season

Tournament season is upon us. This summer, youth athletes across the country will spend their weekends playing multiple games a day. Whether it's t...

This Chickpea-Based Snack Tastes Good Enough to Replace Your Junk Food Addiction (No, Seriously)

Healthy snacks. In America—where many associate snack food with chips, crackers, cookies and sweets—the term can sound like an oxymoron. But...

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