nutrition

The Best Diet for Firefighters and Police

Emergency responders actually save peoples lives, so premium fuel for performance is a must.

Blood Lipid Profiles Not Improved by Decreased Milk Consumption

People with high lipid levels are often told to reduce dairy intake. Does it actually help?

More Evidence Suggests There Is No One-Size-Fits-All Diet

Research suggests individual variances in metabolism might make a significant difference in which diet works for you.

Are Energy Bars Good for Us?

I recall being bewildered when a bar manufacturer's representative gave me complimentary samples of bars ”made with real Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.”

The 10 Commandments of Fitness and Wellness

I’m no Moses, but I’ve experienced enough in my years of fitness to establish my own guiding rules when it comes to health and exercise.

Soak It Up: 3 Superfoods You Should Be Eating (and Soaking!)

Many of us might know the incredible benefits of sprouting seeds and nuts, but how familiar are you with soaking them?

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: How to Fuel Your Performance

Nutritionist Brad Sly gives you a better understanding of how food and supplements affect your health and athletic performance.

Ultimate Guide for Lean Gains, Part 1: Carb Cycling

By maximizing the anabolic power of insulin with carb cycling, it’s possible to shred fat and build muscle simultaneously.

Antioxidants Have Mixed Effects on Performance

We know antioxidants are good for our health, but do they affect athletic performance? A new research review shows mixed results.

Blood Doping, Deal Breakers, and WTF Moments

As a female, I can't help but be fascinated by the images of women in the fitness world. For that reason, two particular articles made my picks this week, as well as five others you shouldn't miss.

Your Food and Your Mood: Carbs, Depression, and Cognitive Decline

The use of antidepressants is up 400% and Alzheimer’s disease costs the US $100 billion annually. Could it be our current recommended dietary guidelines are a contributing factor to this epidemic?

Paleo Acorn Squash Lasagna (Recipe)

After many years of practicing and many moments of saying, “What the heck” (in cooking and in life), I’ve discovered that playing in the kitchen can be the most fun.

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