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photoFidgeting, not a 'slow metabolism,' may help explain why your just-as-active peers can eat more and not gain weight.
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photoWhat should you eat before exercise? The following information can help you figure out the best way to fuel your body before you exercise.
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photoAthletes need steady energy to be able to concentrate and perform at their best. Hence, athletes with ADHD need to vigilantly monitor their bodies for early signs of hunger and fatigue.
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photoThe name of the fueling game is: How can you buy enough healthy calories with the least amount of money? These practical tips can help optimize a low-budget sports diet.
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photoDo we really need chia, spelt, and quinoa? Is anything wrong with old-fashioned peanut butter, broccoli and brown rice?
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photoSome popular diet books ave convinced many active people to avoid carbohydrate-rich foods. Don't be one of those people.
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photoToo many athletes (of all ages) struggle with food. Some have disordered eating patterns; others have outright eating disorders.
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photoTimes have changed! Common diet and sports nutrition myths get dispelled by science.
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photoFor athletes, caffeine is a proven performance enhancer. An estimated 80% of us drink coffee daily. Why, we are more likely to drink coffee than eat fruit!
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photoEnergy bars, gluten-free snacks, nut butters, ice cream, candy and vegetarian options for healthy snacking.
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photoDo you wonder how aging impacts performance—and what you can do to retain youthful fitness?
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photoIn this era of over-abundant processed foods, I contend that eating cooked beans enhances intake of a variety of important vitamins and minerals for athletes.
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photoPerformance starts with fueling, not training! This article provides nutrition tips for ultra-endurance athletes as well as ordinary exercisers who want ultra-energy.
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photoNutrition highlights from The American College of Sports Medicine 2013.
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photoOverhydration can be as dangerous to your health as underhydration. So what does a sweaty athlete need to know about staying adequately hydrated without stomach sloshing?
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Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, an internationally known sports nutritionist and nutrition author, is a registered dietitian (RD) who specializes in nutrition for exercise, health and the nutritional management of eating disorders.