Healthy Eating

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.
Alright, so you know why you need good bacteria in your guts, and maybe you've determined your guts need some help - now what? Here are the Four Rs of getting your guts back in working order.
Unless you're training multiple times per day and not eating proper meals, your post-workout meal isn't critical. Time to turn your attention to your pre-workout food if you're not seeing results.
Wondering what the best thing to drink is in order to stay hydrated? Science says it doesn't matter, just drink something. New research looked at both the physical and mental impact of hydration.
Turns out you may not need those post-workout carbs. New research shows no difference in protein absorption between those who consumed protein and those who combined carbs and protein.
Last week I talked about gut bacteria and obesity. Today we’re looking at some methods used to assess the balance of bacteria in the gut.
Cooking your own healthy meals can feel expensive and overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be either. Here's my system for planning, shopping for, and cooking a week's worth of great food.