Category : Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition / Articles - 7 months ago

The Keto Diet: Good? Bad? Trendy?

Nancy, what do you think about the Keto Diet? My friend has lost a ton of weight. She marvels at how easily she slimmed down… Answer: The keto diet is indeed popular these days, in part because people who follow this high fat diet report they do not...

Sports Nutrition / Articles - 7 months ago

Have a date!

Dates are bite-sized nuggets of nutrient-dense sweetness. I think of them as “all-natural candy.” They are rich in bioactive compounds that help fight inflammation and are an excellent addition to a sports diet. Athletes want to make a date to buy s...

Sports Nutrition / Articles - 8 months ago

Clean Eating: Unintended Consequences

You’ve undoubtedly heard some health-conscious athletes talk about good foods, bad foods, healthy foods, and clean foods. Some refer to food like it’s a drug (I don’t do sugar or white flour.) Others spend time trying to stay away from some of their...

Sports Nutrition / Articles - 10 months ago

“What if I never lose the weight…?”

Every so often I read something that deserves to be passed along to my audience. If you are fretting about not being able to lose the weight, please enjoy these words of wisdom adapted from Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed., LCSW. Karen is a psychotherapist an...

Sports Nutrition / Articles - 10 months ago

Sports Nutrition: #ScienceNotOpinion

Performance starts with fueling, not training! The best way to fuel for top performance seems to be a debatable topic these days. To keep on top of the sports nutrition science regarding food, exercise & performance, I look to SCAN, the Sports &...

Sports Nutrition / Articles - 10 months ago

Recovery after a gym workout

Nancy, should I eat different recovery foods after I lift weights at the gym, as compared to after I do an hour of cardio? Answer: After a gym workout, both lifting and cardio require similar recovery foods: carbohydrates to refuel depleted muscle g...