nutrition

How much protein do you really need to maintain or put on muscle mass?
Carrying on as normal is likely to extend recovery times and may even make you worse. Here's how to get yourself back on track.
Could eating bread before bed make you sleep better and longer?
No food has been more unjustly maligned than the potato. Here's a healthy potato recipe to give you food for thought.
Headaches from lifting can adversely affect your functionality and ability to train for several days, if you’re lucky, and possibly weeks, if you’re not.
Do you know where the majority of your nitrates and nitrites come from? The answer may surprise you.
You know salt affects blood pressure, but what about dairy products? A new study asked how dairy impacts hypertension.
Diets, while well-intended, are just distractions from the larger issues that lurk beneath the surface. And they are likely making you fatter and less healthy.
Why is your injury just not healing? It could be for reasons you never thought of. Fix these and you will be well on the way to fixing yourself.
A new study reiterates the importance of a quality diet during pregnancy, especially when it comes to newborn size.
Liz Wolfe's ability to ride the line between stick-to-your-guns and reasonable makes this one of the best nutrition books I've read in years.
Why do we jump into crazy diets? That’s like saying “I want to deadlift, so I’m going to deadlift as heavy as I can every day.”
These lessons will benefit anyone who wants to improve their nutrition, regardless of which diet camp he or she falls into.
Unfortunately, many people who skip breakfast are those who need it most - young and growing athletes.
The AHA might recommend eating more animal products to improve heart health, but not everyone feels the same way.
How does high-fiber bread stack up against regular old wheat bread? A new study aimed to find out.
Do you know the chemistry of capsaicin, its involvement in gene activation and calorie burning, and how it can actually make you feel full?