Diet Articles

Even athletes need to watch what they eat from time to time, but they need to make sure that if they're adjusting their nutrition that they don't go too far. Let STACK's treasure trove of diet content help you decide on your new meal plan to help you build strength, burn fat or just improve your conditioning.

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Forget Calories. The Weight of Your Food is What Really Matters

When it comes to food, calories are king. People often think about the caloric values of food before anything else. That's not necessarily a bad th...

You're Probably Ignoring This Number in the Nutrition Facts—and It Might Be Making You Fat

As a country, America has never been more obese. There's no one reason for this. Too much added sugar, not enough physical activity, chronic dehydrati...

The Biggest Nutrition Mistakes You Don't Even Know You're Making

You've come to the conclusion that your diet could be causing you some problems. Perhaps you saw my last piece, Top 10 Signs Your Diet is Dragging You...

The Unexaggerated Positives of Intermittent Fasting

Many people believe that intermittent fasting is the holy grail of diets. Countless athletes and celebrities tout this eating method for its ability t...

Surprising Things You Can't Eat on a Paleo Diet

The premise of the Paleo diet seems simple enough: if the cavemen didn't eat it, you shouldn't either. Hello meat, fish, poultry, fruits, and veggie...

Dietary Displacement: The Real Reason Trendy Diets Can Produce Great Results

Keto. Gluten-free. Raw vegan. Many of today's trendiest diets are quite restrictive. And when you think about it, some are in direct conflict with ...

Are Sweet Potatoes Actually Healthier Than White Potatoes?

Along with chicken breast and brown rice, sweet potatoes have become a staple of the elite athlete diet. Nowadays, nearly every pro athlete with wh...

The New Food Pyramid for Female Athletes

I love talking to female athletes who want to eat healthy and make better decisions when it comes to fueling for their performance. But I often fin...

19 Pro Athletes With Insanely Strict Diets

To survive, a pro athlete's nutrition has to be on point. Players might've been able to eat junk in college and slide by on talent and skill, b...

New Study Says 'Food Deserts' Not to Blame for America's Junk Food Addiction

Americans are fatter and more unhealthy than ever before. In October, a report released by the National Center for Health Statistics confirmed that...

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