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photoCoaches and parents alike want their athletes to eat well and be healthy. The struggling athletes just want people to stop policing their eating and exercise.
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photoWhy do you think you need to take so many pills? Look instead at your eating patterns - not vitamin deficiencies - as contributing to the low energy.
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photoThe suggestions guide you towards an eating style that's simple and practical, yet can effectively help you eat well to perform well, despite today’s bewildering food environment.
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photoMany things contribute to current nutrition misinformation including genetics, inadequate research, ethics, age dependency and nutrient synergism.
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photoSearching for the perfect gift for a friend, relative, or teammate? Here's a list of winning book suggestions for active people.
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photoAre you a mindless eater? Do you eat too much at meals? Or do you graze throughout the day? Start getting rid of those bad habits today.
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photoWhether you want to analyze your sports diet, get an answer to your questions about creatine, or find a new recipe for chicken, you can get an amazing amount of health information on the web.
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photoThis article on protein supplements answers your questions as to the relevance of protein shakes, refueling after workouts and designer protein versus natural sources.
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photoEach year at the ACSM annual meeting, these experts present their latest research. Here’s a small sample of the sports nutrition news for 2007.
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photoAmenorrhea can cause loss of calcium from the bones, almost a three times higher incidence of stress fractures, and long-term problems with early osteoporosis.
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photoCan athletes use the glycemic index ranking system to determine what to eat before, during, and after exercise?
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photoAfter a hard workout, I really like having a Coke or Pepsi. How bad is this for recovery and for my health? Should I stop drinking orange juice because it is loaded with (fattening) carbs and sugar?
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photoFor athletes, the saying “Drink responsibly” holds true for all fluids. Don’t let dehydration—or overhydration—hurt your ability to enjoy exercise and perform at your best.
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photoAre organic products worth the extra cost? In terms of nutrition, some research suggests organic foods may have slightly more minerals and antioxidants than conventionally grown counterparts.
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photoWith the coming of the New Year, athletes commonly think about making nutrition resolutions. Good thing, given only 3 to 4% of Americans follow all of the established Dietary Guidelines.
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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.