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photoWhile nuts are indeed a calorie-dense food, the good news is nut-eaters are not fatter than people who avoid nuts.
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photoWhile there is a time and a place for engineered sports foods, many athletes needlessly waste a lot of money misusing them. The purpose of this article is to help you become an informed consumer.
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photoFind out which sports nutrition practices effectively enhance performance. What and when you eat powerfully impacts how well you can perform.
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photoMany people have been asking my opinion of this popular show, so I feel obliged to scream out: It's terrible! It’s horrible! It's abusive! I also feel like throwing my shoe at the TV.
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photoAs a sports dietitian, I spend too many hours helping my clients find peace with their bodies. So what can you do if you are discontent with your body?
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photoLearn about the risks of protein underconsumption, eggs and your eyes and the differences between organic foods vs 'regular' foods.
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photoLearn more about protein intake, iron, post exercise food, recovering with carbs and protein, rest days, fluids and sodium.
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photoPeople who range from casual exercisers to competitive athletes are eating at the wrong times, choosing the wrong balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat, and drinking too little fluids.
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photoWhile adequate protein is important in your sports diet, protein should take its place as the accompaniment to carbs (grains, fruits, vegetables) in each meal and snack.
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photoFor many athletes and active people, nutrition is their missing link. Here are a few ABC’s to get you started on the path to winning with good nutrition.
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photoCutting edge sports nutrition information from the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine.
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photoEven athletes are not immune from heart disease. The following bits of information might inspire you eat wisely to keep your heart beating for a long and healthful lifetime.
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photoAlcohol and athletics is a dangerous duo. Serious recreational runners drink more than their sedentary counterparts. This article lists several of the negative consequences of alcohol.
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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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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.