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Renowned sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci provides advice, guidelines and tips on proper fueling, hydration and recovery nutrition for athletes.

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Jahlil Okafor Went Vegan to Heal His Achy Knees, Has Already Lost 20 Pounds

If Jahlil Okafor can kick the injury bug, he has the potential to be something special. The 21-year-old big man has dealt with knee issues ever sin...

Is Hot Sauce Healthy?

Hot sauce has long been a staple for millions of Americans. The crazy part is that hot sauce seems to be getting even hotter—at least when it com...

How Going Vegan Propelled NBA Veteran Wilson Chandler to His Best Season Ever

Wilson Chandler knew he needed to do something different. After being told he'd miss the entire 2015-2016 NBA season with a hip injury, a frighteni...

Is Olive Oil Actually Healthy?

The "Mediterranean diet" may just be the world's healthiest diet. If you're not familiar with the Mediterranean diet, it entails following a diet a...

Christian McCaffrey Reveals the Details of His Obsessive Diet

Christian McCaffrey is a master escape artist. Just when a defense thinks they have him dead to rights, McCaffrey's dynamite agility and elite visi...

Is Coffee Actually Healthy?

Coffee. If you clicked on this article, you probably can't imagine going a day without it. Sipping a hot cup of coffee to start your morning is a r...

Why Rob Gronkowski Spent the Offseason Living Like Tom Brady

Since entering the NFL in 2010, Rob Gronkowski has played in 98 games (including the playoffs). Over that same span, Tom Brady has played in 124 ga...

Are Chewy Bars Actually Healthy?

When it comes to food, a healthy reputation can be hard to shake. Case in point—Chewy bars. Launched by the Quaker Oats Company in 1981, Chewy ba...

Are Bai Drinks Actually Healthy?

Even if you've yet to sip one, odds are you're familiar with Bai drinks. Perhaps you saw their Super Bowl ad featuring Justin Timberlake and Christ...

3 Metabolism Myths That Need To Die Immediately

Metabolism. It's a simple word that encompasses so much. Metabolism is defined as "the chemical and physical processes by which a living thing uses...

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