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These 5 Alarming Stats Show Just How Bad the Average American Eats

It's an appropriate coincidence that the acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD. Also known as the Western pattern diet, the SAD uses av...

The Diet Change That Could Propel Swimmer Elizabeth Beisel to Olympic Gold

Much has changed for Elizabeth Beisel since her first Olympic Games. In 2008, she was a 15-year-old high school student who narrowly missed earning...

Why Athletes Never Seem To Endorse Healthy Products

Celebrities sell. A 2011 study in the Journal of Advertising Research found that an athlete endorsement results in an average increase of four perc...

5 Ways Alcohol Undermines Your Workout

There is no doubt about it: alcohol and sports are interlaced. Whether it is going out for a drink after your game with friends, or getting a beer at...

Is The FDA's New Nutrition Label Any Good? Expert Nutritionists Weigh In

The nutrition label will never be the same again. According to a recent FDA announcement, after remaining largely unchanged for the past 20 years, ...

FDA Approves New Nutrition Facts Label to More Accurately Reflect Serving Sizes and Amount of Added Sugar

The FDA announced today it has finalized a new and improved Nutrition Facts label aimed at helping people make more informed decisions about what ...

What Makes a Food "Ultra-Processed"? A Look at The Latest Risk In Our Diets

A recent study published in the journal BMJ Open found that the average American gets 57.9 percent of their calories from ultra-processed foods. ...

Tom Brady's Dessert When He's on Vacation is Healthier Than Most of Your Meals

There's been a lot of news lately about Tom Brady's insanely strict diet. A recent story attempted to make the possibly robotic quarterback seem ...

What You Can Learn About Nutrition Planning From NFL Draft Prospects

Foods For Football The NFL combine is one of the most important events in a young football player's career. It's common for players to train for weeks...

Is This Common Ingredient Making You Eat Too Much? A New Study Has The Answer

Over 33 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent of American children and adolescents are obese. These numbers might be a bit of a surprise,...

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