Healthy Eating

In this article, the two forms of fasting I will breakdown for you are Full day fasts (FDF) and daily fasts. I will discuss the pros and cons of each, and how it can be directly applied to athletes.
New research examines the relationship between exercise-induced muscle soreness and blueberries. Science says blueberries can help you recover faster after your workouts. Find out how!
BCAAs are known for their muscle sparing and building properties, but a recent study done in the UK showed that BCAAs can also curb muscle soreness associated with exercise.
There is no doubt that caffeine plays a role in increasing performance, but just how much does it really help? Recent research looked at different dosages and the scientifically measured benefits.
The real secret to supplementation that works comes before you ever take a pill. Find out how you can build a pyramid of success and performance, using nutrition, sleep, and supplements.
Molly and John left busy city life to manage a 130-acre farm called Apricot Lane. They took on the task of converting it to organic. Find out how these city slickers found fulfillment in the dirt.
Next time you are eating you may want to give the pepper a few more shakes. A recent study shows the main substance in black pepper, known as piperine, can stop the formation of new fat cells.
Sports drinks are a huge industry - over $1.5 billion back in 2007. But what do you REALLY need to look for in a sports drink and how does it ACTUALLY help your body?
The fitness world is pretty hip to the use of protein, but researchers have found new and surprising uses for the protein lactoferrin. Increasing oxygen? Boosting the immune system?
Stephanie Greunke, nutrition expert, gives us the simple why and how behind good post workout nutrition. It's not that complicated and you really ought to be doing it.
Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the world. It’s cheap, legal, and socially acceptable. But what are the effects of energy drinks on our health and performance? Good or bad?
Feel like you could benefit from a detox, but horrified at the thought of fasting? I've failed every cleansing fast I've tried, but in the process learned this 6 much simpler ways to detox.
The time has come to focus on our food with a new set of eyes. Remembering why we love food, as well as why we should eat healthy. Finding a balance between too much and too little control.
Community gardens were originally born out of the financial crisis of the Depression, but now they are growing in popularity due to concerns over food quality. How can you participate?
Is it better to buy your own shake or buy a pre-made one? And what are you even looking for when picking out a drink or powder? Read on to get the low-down on protein!
Have you read about the magic chia seeds the Tarahumara Indians eat before running hundreds of miles? Find out what chia seeds are and how you can incorporate them into your nutrition.
Just because you live in the city doesn't mean you can't have a connection to your food. Get some basics on "patio farming" and how you can grow fresh food anywhere you live.