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photoWhat can you do? You can implement small but sustainable changes that you can happily maintain for the rest of your life. The changes might have more to do with lifestyle than food.
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photoMany athletes burn far fewer calories than they realize; they are actually couch potatoes the majority of the day. These seemingly active people can be surprisingly sedentary.
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photoMaintaining bone health throughout the lifespan should be a priority for all athletes, starting as youngsters and continuing as master's athletes.
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photoLearn about the latest research on supplements, training and calories.
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photoTime and again, athletes repeatedly ask questions about sugar, protein, supplements, caffeine, carbs, recovery, and body fat. These answers will help you resolve confusing nutrition issues.
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photoWhile nuts are indeed a calorie-dense food, the good news is nut-eaters are not fatter than people who avoid nuts.
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photoWhile there is a time and a place for engineered sports foods, many athletes needlessly waste a lot of money misusing them. The purpose of this article is to help you become an informed consumer.
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photoFind out which sports nutrition practices effectively enhance performance. What and when you eat powerfully impacts how well you can perform.
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photoMany people have been asking my opinion of this popular show, so I feel obliged to scream out: It's terrible! It’s horrible! It's abusive! I also feel like throwing my shoe at the TV.
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photoAs a sports dietitian, I spend too many hours helping my clients find peace with their bodies. So what can you do if you are discontent with your body?
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photoLearn about the risks of protein underconsumption, eggs and your eyes and the differences between organic foods vs 'regular' foods.
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photoLearn more about protein intake, iron, post exercise food, recovering with carbs and protein, rest days, fluids and sodium.
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photoPeople who range from casual exercisers to competitive athletes are eating at the wrong times, choosing the wrong balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat, and drinking too little fluids.
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photoWhile adequate protein is important in your sports diet, protein should take its place as the accompaniment to carbs (grains, fruits, vegetables) in each meal and snack.
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photoFor many athletes and active people, nutrition is their missing link. Here are a few ABC’s to get you started on the path to winning with good nutrition.
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Nancy Clark

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, an internationally known sports nutritionist and nutrition author, is a registered dietitian (RD) who specializes in nutrition for exercise, health and the nutritional management of eating disorders.