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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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Is Trail Mix Actually Healthy?

Trail mix has been around for over a century. Its origins can be traced back to an outdoorsman named Horace Kephart, who helped plot the route of t...

Russell Wilson Has Dropped His Body Fat by 6% With His New Nine-Meals-a-Day Diet

Russell Wilson is hoping a slimmed down frame might help him get back to another Super Bowl. The 28-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback has been ...

What is 'Added Sugar?' The Addictive Ingredient That's Killing Millions of Americans

Sugar is sabotaging the health of millions of Americans. A 2013 report from Credit Suisse estimated that Americans collectively spend $1 trillion a...

Are Grape-Nuts Actually Healthy?

Starting your day off with a nutritious breakfast sets you up for greatness. You'll feel more energized, alert and engaged as you make your way throug...

Despite His Shellfish Allergy, Adrian Peterson Has Been Tearing Up Oysters Since He Arrived In New Orleans

Adrian Peterson absolutely adores shellfish. He's also allergic to it, which creates quite the conundrum for the 32-year-old New Orleans Saints run...

LeBron Reveals the Nutritional Changes He Makes to Elevate His Performance During the Postseason

The Cleveland Cavaliers are down 2-0 to the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals, but we wouldn't count them out just yet. Why? Because C...

The Greens Guide: Which Leafy Green Is Really the Healthiest?

You know that greens are good for you. That fact has likely been drilled into your head from an early age. But what greens should you be going for ...

Is Greek Yogurt Actually Healthy?

Perhaps no food has enjoyed a greater boom in popularity during the last half decade than Greek yogurt. Once a rarity inside U.S. supermarkets, Gree...

Is Sushi Actually Healthy?

Who doesn't love sushi? The traditional Japanese dish continues to gain popularity around the world and has entered the pantheon of foods that see...

Is Halo Top Ice Cream Actually Healthy?

I can confirm that Halo Top ice cream does indeed taste amazing. After hearing hype for months about this low-calorie, high-protein "healthy" ice c...

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