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Bulk Up on Fiber Facts and Whole Foods

Emily Bailey 0
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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Endurance Exercise and Your Gut: Strategies to Outrun the Runs and other GI Complaints

Geoff Lecovin 0
Adverse gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, such as cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are common problems faced by up to 90% of endurance athletes. Exercise-related gastrointestinal symptoms are inconvenient, can adversely affect performance and in ...
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An RD’s Tricks for Making the Best Picks at the Farmers Market

Matthew Kadey 0
These days, farmers markets full of edible riches are popping up faster than dandelions on a pesticide-free lawn. Piling your plate high with their fresh fruits and vegetables offers a hearty helping of health benefits: among them, reduced risk of ...
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Get Fired Up About Healthier Grilling Practices

Emily Bailey 0
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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Which Way to The Beach... Body? Evidence-Based Weight Loss Strategies

Geoff Lecovin 0
It's been said that Americans have more food than any other country in the world and more diets to keep them from it. Diet and fitness trends come and go. Currently we are in a low-carb/high-fat craze, yet for many years it was high-carb/low-fat.
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Cherries: Benefits for Health and Performance

Geoff Lecovin 0
Besides being a tasty snack and versatile ingredient for a range of dishes, cherries bring a host of health and performance benefits. Grab a handful of fresh cherries as you take a quick read about this nutritious food and get ready to try the recipes at ...
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Limes: Tasty flavor of the Month

Geoff Lecovin 0
This time of year many of us look to add a squeeze of lime to beverages and meals. See how this sour green fruit benefits health and some recipes that will add a tasty little tang on to your palate.
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Strawberries: Sweet and Healthy Nutrition

Geoff Lecovin 0
In the garden and on the shelves, strawberries are the spotlight of spring. Easy to grow and good for you, see what these nutritional gems have to offer! Strawberries (Fragaria ananassa) are a bright red fruit with a juicy texture, characteristic aroma ...
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Nutrition & Exercise - Timing is Everything

Lee Murphy
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  Originally appeared in the 2017 spring issue of American Fitness Magazine. Diet and exercise are the primary pillars of a healthy lifestyle plan. But can coordinating eating and workout schedules improve our fitness results? And if so, how should our ...
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Dining Out in Good Health

Emily Bailey 0
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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