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4 Popular Diets: The Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free, Paleo, Detox and Ketogenic

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A high-school reunion, New Year’s Eve, the start of summer. Certain times of the year prompt a renewed commitment to getting your health, fitness and nutrition in order. We may want the nutrition part of the solution to lie in a perfect “new” diet, such ...
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Bulk Up on Fiber Facts and Whole Foods

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Fiber is actually not a nutrient and it doesn’t provide the body with energy or calories. It’s also not digestible or absorbable by the body, but its health benefits earn it the designation of “phytonutrient.” Fitness professionals know that the “average ...
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Get Fired Up About Healthier Grilling Practices

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Grilling seems as easy as pressing an ignition switch and adding food. But if you want to serve up a nutritionally balanced meal that will fuel your performance (and protect your health), you’ll need to be a bit more mindful about it.
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Dining Out in Good Health

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With so many responsibilities and not enough time, sometimes eating out seems like the most reasonable option for fueling up. Unfortunately, restaurant dishes are often loaded with calories, as well as the saturated fat, sodium and sugar that make these ...
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Electrolytes: Performance Perks and Real Food Sources

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Hydration is a key to optimal performance and recovery, and that’s true regardless of the season. In fact, impaired performance can result from even a 2% loss of water weight (3 pounds for a 150-pound athlete). Hydration is about more than
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Top 9 Minerals for Staying Healthy, Strong and Fit

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You may be familiar with sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium regarding needs for hydration, but these nutrients are also related to many other physiologic processes in the body. Nutrients—including micronutrients, major nutrients and trace ...
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Energy Boosting Foods

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We are faced with many challenges that disrupt our normal eating and exercise schedules and routines. Between special events, holidays and family gatherings, it is quite easy to fall off-track. To help you stay on track and energized, let’s focus on ...
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Can Superfoods Equal Super Performance?

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Meet three of today’s superfood darlings: açai berries, beetroot juice, and curcumin. What does the research say regarding their impact on athletic performance, recovery, and overall health? Here’s the delicious news.
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Protein for Vegetarian and Vegan Athletes

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Can you be a vegetarian or vegan athlete and meet your protein needs? It is an outdated myth that it is difficult to meet protein requirements from plant sources. Choosing your individual approach to eating needs to fit your lifestyle, whether that’s for ...
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Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes Unhealthy

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This year, National Eating Disorder Awareness Week focused on early detection. The earlier someone suffering from an eating disorder gets treatment the better the outcomes of recovery. With that in mind, let’s discuss when healthy eating becomes ...
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