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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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Inside 'Raw Veganism': Is This Extreme Diet Worth the Effort?

Being a vegan is plenty tough. Not only does it mean you can't eat meat, you can't eat animal products such as butter, milk, eggs or cheese. Animal...

The Plant-Based Diet That Helped Venus Williams Overcome an Autoimmune Disorder

Venus Williams is a titan of women's tennis. The 36-year-old is currently ranked as the No. 17 singles player in the world. Considering the fac...

The Eating Strategy That Keeps 43-Year-Old Eddie George Ripped

Eddie George is ripped. The 43-year-old looks like he could still be a workhorse running back in the NFL. What's his secret? For one, Geo...

The Secret To How Pro Athletes Cheat On Their Diets Without Getting Off Track

The cheat meal. It typically comes after a substantial streak of healthy eating as an incentive for a person to stay on their diet. The theory behi...

Here's a Typical Day of Von Miller's Super Clean Diet

Von Miller has a body tailor-made for terrorizing quarterbacks. At 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, Miller has a sleek yet powerful build that allows him ...

New Study Finds That Insufficient Sleep Leads People to Eat Thousands of Extra Calories Per Week

Sleep is critical. If you don't get enough of it, almost every aspect of your life will suffer—including your diet. A new research analysi...

How Sprouting Your Food Can Make It More Nutritious

It's easy to forget how big a role seeds play in our diet. Grains, pseudocereals, legumes and nuts are all technically seeds. That means foods like...

The Nutrition Bar That's Powering Elite Tennis Players

Tennis is a physically grueling sport. Each point has several explosive swings and sprints with only brief periods of recovery. And for a pro tennis...

Why 'Pickle Juice' Might Be the Perfect Sports Drink

Muscle cramps can end an athlete's dreams of victory in an instant. They normally crop up during pivotal situations late in a competition, and thei...

How To Refuel During Halftime

All athletes know how important it is to fuel their bodies correctly before and after a game to ensure they can perform to the best of their abiliti...

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