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diet


What’s With Professional Athletes Going Vegan?

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Nutrient Needs From Infancy to Adolescence

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Erika Tymrak Vegan

Is it the end of the meat-muscle connection? The list of high level athletes going vegan or vegetarian grows every year across almost every sport, including football, basketball, soccer, distance running, bodybuilding, Formula 1, and tennis. The pros are ditching meat for a variety of reasons. Venus Williams, the second highest earning female tennis player …

Written by Caitlin Schille Perhaps you remember the now-infamous “bacon study” that was released almost two years ago by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a branch of the World Health Organization (WHO). Parts of the official report used cautious language, stating that consumption of red meat is “probably carcinogenic to humans” and …

How rotten luck and multiple kidney stones made my diet better Written by Samantha Stahl The hospital smelled funny, but that wasn’t new information. To me, hospitals always smell weird. The walls in this room weren’t white; green and blue covered parts of the walls, making me think of the ocean. I could feel the …

nutrition needs infants

Written by Whitney Lewis  The food pyramid (or plate these days, with choosemyplate.gov) provides a good guideline, but the truth is, your body needs different things in different growing stages. So before you go putting your baby on a skim milk diet or get fed up with your teenage son’s requests for more meat, look …

eating habits

Written by Sadie Wirthlin   Summer is coming to an end and everyone is coming home from vacation. But after some much-needed time away, many of us come home to find that relaxing on the beach or exploring the city has completely frustrated our diets. In a recent study done by the University of Georgia’s …

meal decisions

Written by Angela Silva Changing your lifestyle is not easy. Even just arriving at the decision to finally make some changes takes a painful process of self-reflection and humility. And once you’ve begun, you would assume that your loved ones would support and encourage you, making it even easier to reach your goals. But actually, …