Long distance runners

Nutrient Dense Foods to Fuel Your Long Distance Runs

Thanks to advances in medicine and food science we now know the specific nutrient density of food as well has how our bodies react to those foods. It is an amazing time to be an athlete with this wealth of information at our fingertips. What…

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5 Eco-Friendly Dietary Protein Sources

Ask the average person for a good source of protein and they might respond quickly with “meat!” Although technically true, meat might not be the best option when it comes to having an eco-friendly diet. Considering how some meat products are derived at and packaged,…

How to Fuel Your Body Before and After a Workout

What to Eat Before & After a Workout

You just got out of work and you’re headed to the gym. But wait — you’re starving! Lunch was 5 hours ago and you were so busy in the afternoon you forgot to have a snack. What should you do now? Fueling your body before…

Pegan Dieting: When Paleo Meets Vegan

Pegan Dieting: When Paleo Meets Vegan

It can seem like there is always a new diet to try, and finding one that actually works can be frustrating. Restrictions on what foods you can eat, along with the ever-present health concerns, have made it almost impossible for many people to successfully lose…

Benefits of Whey Protein for a Healthy Diet

Benefits of Whey Protein for a Healthy Diet

When you’re trying to lose weight, get into shape and feel healthier, you should get all the help available – from nutritionists and dietitians to personal gym trainers, as well as some positive reinforcement from your friends.

How to Start Eating Keto

You want to get healthy. You want a diet plan that’s going to work for the long term. Yet you’re stumped because you’ve seemingly tried them all. What’s a person to do? In a word: Keto.