Healthy Eating

It's possible to overeat even when it comes to healthy foods. Restaurants are serving us more and more, too. So how do you know how much you need and how much you burn? Here's the math.
You know you have the genes your parents gave you, but do you know behavior can change how those genes "express" themselves? A good diet can change your genes and keep you healthier.
Scientists have learned that intense exercise correlates directly to elevated plasma homocysteine levels and inflammation. But supplementing with lower intensity workouts and folic acid can help.
You're shopping for an omega-3 supplement and you keep hearing about both krill oil and fish oil. Which should you take? Let's examine them both so you can make the best decision for your fitness.
A new study was inconclusive about the benefits of caffeine supplementation, but at closer look the study might not have been looking in the right places as caffeine can be quite beneficial.
Do you have a love/hate relationship with your energy drink? Love the boost it gives you, but not so sure about the ingredients. Here's some info on what's inside that little can of energy.
Do you know what insulin and glucagon do in your body? If you have goals that include reducing your body fat, you really should learn about these hormones and how they affect fat storage.
Gut health is the foundation for so many other bodily functions. Here are 9 articles to help you restore your gut flora and prevent digestive disturbances that interfere with training and life.
Beetroot is packed full of nitrate, which our body turns into nitric oxide. NO is a known vasodilator. It improves endurance and performance and is a natural whole food. Read on for more details.
Did you know mushrooms can help your athletic performance? Learn about these three types of mushrooms that can boost your immune system, your endurance, and your training.
There may be another supplement out there that really is worth the money and will join the ranks of protein powder and creatine. What is it? It's called HMB and here's the low-down.
Nothing causes as much division at the dinner table as discussing religion, politics, or soy. Let's take a look at this little bean and discuss the pros and cons of it being in your diet.
Do you know how to tell if you're hydrated versus dehydrated? Do you know all the ways it effects the body when you don't drink enough? Enhance your performance by drinking enough water!
Metabolic flexibility is our body's ability to burn either carbs or fat for fuel. High carb diets and high insulin can lead to metabolic inflexibility, which means metabolic diseases like diabetes.
Most research on nutrition is done with the participants in a fasted state. A new review looked at research conducted on more "real life" situations to determine the necessity of post-workout carbs.
Does where you grocery shop or what kind of store you buy your food in make a difference in the types of food you buy? Do you buy less healthy options just because you're in a supermarket?
Staying hydrated is a crucial element of any sport or training regimen, but what's the best way to do it? These 8 articles will help you choose the best products and avoid dehydration.