for Peak Performance
Nutrition plays a
critical role in athletic performance, but many active people do
not eat a diet that helps them do their best. Without a basic
understanding of nutrition, popping a pill seems easier than
planning a menu.
We Eating Healthy?
Are we eating healthy? And what does healthy mean? Well I
think it depends upon who we talk to, or what expert we're
listening to. We've heard about many different diets, and there
have been many controversies over the health effects of these
diets. So, what is healthy eating?
The Food Guide Pyramid
It can be your guide for a healthier nutrition. The Food Guide Pyramid
was developed by the US Department of Agriculture and
gives you easy orientation to make your menu.
Herbs for runners?
Now that herbs and other natural remedies have gone mainstream
and are no longer the sole domain of health food purists, which
are the most popular and what do they do for you?
Eating for a Healthy Heart
You can lower your chances of getting heart disease
by choosing foods carefully.
Veggies: Are you getting enough of a good thing?
You've probably been hearing it
since grade school: Eat your fruits and vegetables and you'll be
Get to Know Grains:
The Foundation of Good Nutrition
The food guide pyramid shows that you need generous amounts of these foods each day to maintain health and prevent
Fat for runners?
We should avoid fat, shouldn't we? Well... Not exactly. In this
article you can find why various kinds of fat are so important
for the health.
The glycemic index
What to eat before and after the workouts? The glycemic index
can be a great guide to answer this question.
Unloading: a Reality Check
A high-carbohydrate diet makes you fat and hurts your athletic
performance. Sounds hard to believe? It is--yet it's the premise
of several carbohydrate-bashing diet books currently on the
market. This article will check the reality.
So, why is Broccoli so
Broccoli is one of the most popular anti-cancer foods around.
Fortunately, it's the most popular of the cruciferous vegetables
because it really is one of the most healthiest foods we can eat.
Herbal Supplements: Consider Safety, Too
This fact sheet contains points you should consider for your safety if you use, or are thinking about using, herbs for health purposes.
& Drink for Distance Running Performance
Eating and drinking tips to perform better as a runner.
Iron is vital to running performance and many runners do not monitor their levels.
Food composition tables:
Table of calories of
cholesterol of the foods
of fat of the foods
List of Diets:
Vegetarian Diet or Vegetarism
Fruitarian diet or Fructarianism
There is a lot of misinformation about how our bodies store and lose fat, and when our muscles use fat to produce energy.
can I make a good glycogen store before the marathon?
How should we eat and drink before, during and after the long