Healthy Eating

New research shows the benefit of supplementing your strength training with both creatine and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).
Have you heard about the glycemic index, but you're not sure exactly what it is or how it can help you? When should you eat low versus high GI foods? Read on for the details and what you should do.
So, you want to get leaner and build muscle? This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach than you think. The answer is strategic carb and calorie cycling with the help of fasting.
Recent research shows that caloric restriction does indeed prolong life, but the life-extending properties are enhanced even further by coupling caloric restriction with regular exercise.
Recent studies show caffeine can increase the performance of aging muscles through improved muscle movement and breathing capacity.
You may know "CSAs" as those boxes of produce people pick up at the farmer's market. Do you know how they evolved and how they can help your relationship to and the quality of your food?
The always continuing post workout nutrition debate rages on. New research says adding protein to your post workout food/drink doesn't make a difference. What do you think?
Last weekend I visited 2 organic farms and a food distribution center. It was fun, but more so it was thought-provoking. Organic is a vague term and organic farmers make a lot of tough choices.
If you're following a nutrition plan, you know how you count down to your cheat days. But is there a way to both enjoy and effectively use those cheat meals to build muscle and lean out?
Low-carb, low-fat, high-protein - every diet seems to have a theory on what is best for weight loss. But what actually IS best? Science says macronutrient ratios don't matter after all.
You're stuck on the go with no time to pack food. What choices can you make to improve your nutrition? Can you bring something with you? Can you make wise choices at restaurants?
Many lifelong athletes eventually suffer from osteoarthritis, but most of us don't want to deal with medication side effects. Now science says we might just need to drink some tart cherry juice.
Like your training plan, an ill thought out garden can be a lot of work, yet ultimately a waste of time and money. Here are some tips on choosing what to grow and how to get started growing it.
Everybody has heard of creatine, but do you know specifically what it does in the body? New research shows how just seven days of creatine supplementation can increase your power.
Check out my recipe for Chocolate Chip Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies - also known as, “There’s a lot going on in that cookie!”
A mystique surrounds the ideas of eating "paleo" that often confuses people, but in reality the concept is quite simple to understand and implement, for both optimal health and performance.
There are many facets of food justice, the most basic being that no one should go hungry. The current rise of food justice is about low-income communities having a right to accessible fresh foods.