Despite what you may have heard, carbs play a very important role in the human diet, especially for athletes and those with specific medical conditions.
If you ask any vegetarian, pescatarian, or vegan what is one of the most common questions they get about their diet, it is, without a doubt, “how do you get enough protein?” Is this a common misconception, or truly an epidemic for plant-based eaters?
Although it is possible to meet the needs of the everyday person on a plant-based diet, athletes are known to have greater protein requirements to support their training. This lead’s many to wondering, can an athlete perform well on a vegan or vegetarian diet?
Trying to compose a list of the “best superfoods” is like trying to make a list of the best people. Like people, foods have unique strengths and weaknesses that make them super for different reasons. Read on to learn how to identify superfoods!
By Tracy Neuhardt Davenport, Ph. D. Tom Brady is a mastermind when it comes to understanding the latest science around peak performance. However, in a recent commercial, he is heard disrespecting a group of vegetables known as nightshades. Here is what you should know. Tomatoes, peppers, potatoes and eggplants (as well as tobacco) all belong …