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How to Feed a Teen Athlete, in Under 600 Words

Fueling an adolescent athlete can feel like a tall task. Here are the basics in under 600 words.  There is no "special diet plan" to achieve op...

Is Kombucha Actually Healthy?

Kombucha. The name alone sounds exotic, like an elixir of health from a faraway land. Indeed, it's believed that kombucha—which is defined as a b...

Why Kids Need More Bacon and Eggs

Kids need fat. Lots of it. According to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, teenagers should consume between 25-35 percent of their total da...

The Healthiest Food to Eat at McDonald's

With over 37,000 restaurants across the globe, a McDonald's is never far. While some "health conscious" folks would never dream of dining at the Golde...

The 44-Cent Halftime Snack That Powers Duke Basketball

The Duke men's basketball team didn't go all the way this year, but there's no denying it was another remarkable run. They've now advanced to the NCAA...

Feed the Beasts: Nutrition Strategies That Power Duke Basketball

Duke is college basketball royalty. The Blue Devils have missed the big dance just once since 1983, racking up five national titles during that spa...

This Company Created the First Nutrition Bar Formulated Specifically for Youth Athletes

Youth sports are more hectic than ever. Simply getting kids to the never-ending parade of practices, games and tournaments on time can be a big cha...

13 Horrible Drinks and What They Do to Your Body

  Americans have a tough time estimating just how harmful a beverage can be. In his book Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Dr...

Why RB David Johnson Lost a Scary Amount of Weight After Going Vegan

Going vegan isn't without risk, particularly for athletes who burn a monster amount of calories every day. Case in point? David Johnson. The Ari...

The One Nutrition Mistake You Must Avoid During Summer Tournament Season

Tournament season is upon us. This summer, youth athletes across the country will spend their weekends playing multiple games a day. Whether it's t...

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