With all the different nutrition advice out there, it can be hard to find reliable information. When you throw in questions like, “What should I eat before I work out?” or “What supplements should I take for optimal performance?” it gets even more complicated. Here are our top 10 nutrition posts from 2012, written by experts in the field – starting with number ten:
The Top 10 Nutrition Articles of 2012
10. Your Nutrition Is As Unique As You Are (Denis Faye)
Dr. Roger Williams says our guts are as different as our personalities, so each of us must find a unique path that works for us – and that includes diet.
9. Chia Seed: The Muhammad Ali of Nutrition (Tara Goodyear)
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.
After a particularly grueling CrossFit workout, one of my gym mates motioned me over to the rowers. This was not the first
time I’d been pulled into the shadows to whisper about – gasp! – vegetables.
2. The Real Reasons Your Guts Need Fermented Foods (Heidi George)
Kombucha, sauerkraut, kimchi – what do these have in common? They are fermented foods and provide health benefits for your body. Read on to find out why fermented foods are good for you.
1. Train Like a Man, But Eat Like a Woman! (Lauren Brooks)
Intermittent fasting might be all the rage, but it’s just bad news for women. I talked to a number of female fitness experts and they all agreed – IF is not for women.