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Special Considerations for Vegetarian Athletes

It's an age-old question—can you succeed in sports while following a vegetarian diet? Many athletes, such as Joe Namath, Martina Navratilova, Ca...

Fast Food and Student-Athletes

Nutrition is extremely important for young student-athletes. However, the convenience of fast food restaurants makes them extremely appealing to par...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Preventing Blemishes

Q: What's the best way to prevent blemishes from breaking out in the first place? A: Having a healthy, well-balanced diet is a good start. It's...

Why Female Athletes Should Include Fat in Their Diets

If you're like many other female athletes, you might be aiming to lose a few pounds to improve your body composition and amp your performance. One...

Five Performance-Boosting Foods

" is just as much a part of training as lifting, running and learning plays," says Pittsburgh Steelers nutrition consultant Leslie Bonci. Take your ...

Iron Chef Michael Symon: Eat Natural Foods for Improved Performance

We recently had an opportunity to discuss nutrition, especially the importance of eating natural foods, with Michael Symon. A former wrestler who now ...

The Muscle-Building Meal Plan That Also Burns Fat

(Photo via Summer Savers) Toning up. Slimming down. Lowering fat. Upping lean muscle mass. Increasing clean protein. Decreasing processed foods. ...

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