Nutrition for Athletes: How to Stay Properly Hydrated

Previously in our series of articles and tips covering nutrition for college athletes we have discussed the dietary knowledge of NCAA division I athletes, and the deleterious effects of dehydration on athletic performance and even on academic performance....more

Nutrition for College Athletes – How Well Do College Athletes Eat?

In part one of this series of posts covering nutrition for college athletes we are going to quickly get into the benefits of eating better, and take a peek into research covering the dietary habits and knowledge of collegiate athletes.The upsides of eating well may seem obvious.After all, as athletes we are drilled from an early age on the importance of properly fueling up before practice and competition.Here are just four of the things that happen when we clean up our diet:...more

I did the 21-Day Sugar Detox and here's what happened..

You guys...I officially completed the 21-Day Sugar Detox!!! I think I deserve a medal or something because damn that was challenging.Shockingly, the last thing I want to do to celebrate is eat a chocolate cake or chug a beer. I feel so good and have never had more energy so I'm not rushing to add sugar back into my life any time soon....more

I did the 21-Day Sugar Detox and here's what happened..

You guys...I officially completed the 21-Day Sugar Detox!!! I think I deserve a medal or something because damn that was challenging.Shockingly, the last thing I want to do to celebrate is eat a chocolate cake or chug a beer. I feel so good and have never had more energy so I'm not rushing to add sugar back into my life any time soon....more

The start of my journey

Well, this is it. I am taking the leap. Getting my health in order. Yup I think I am crazy. Society envisions us to be thin and the size of a twig. But my backside defers to take the curvaceous route. And no doubt this girl like to eat. Give me a pie over a salad any day of the week. But now this moment, I am taking the step to curb my delight of pie and eating and hitting the rabbit food. Please note that the rabbits enjoy their food, but when a sweet craving is calling my name....more

How to Find the Perfect Diet

I love food. LOOOOOOOVE FOOD. And I like to believe that at almost 33 years old, I finally have a healthy relationship with it. But I didn't always....I'm a super active person (and always have been) but I never paid attention to the nutritional aspects of what I was eating until the past couple years....more

Could Children with Autism Benefit from the Paleo Diet?

Have you heard of the paleo diet before? It has been getting some news over the last year or so. If you are unfamiliar with it, don’t worry. We’ll go over it in detail below. WHAT IS THE PALEO DIET?The general idea of the paleo diet is that you eat what our paleolithic ancestors ate. This is where the name “paleo” diet comes from....more

4 Tips to get perfect balanced diet for your pet

Food is always an essential thing for pets as it can ensure that they get proper nourishment and care. As obviously, they are weak in the communication, making sure that you get the top quality food is very important so that they healthy and properly feed. Food gets even more important if the Pet has come from a shelter and has been familiar with a low nourishment and calorie diet. But sadly many pet owners do not pay a very close attention to the diet of the beloved pet....more

Dieting and Your Best Results

For hundreds of years, Americans have had the desire to indulge in great tasting foods and enjoy life to the fullest… a source of entertainment as well as comfort in life. The age old question arises: "How can I lose some of this added weight and feel and look better?"...more
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