Can a Vegetarian Diet Make You a Better Athlete?

Today it’s hard to miss stories about winning athletes in nearly all sports who are dedicated vegetarians. But is a vegetarian diet just a feel-good eco-fad or does it offer any advantages over a meat-based diet? A recent Arizona State study shows that a veggie diet can offer you as much physical strength that a…

The Power of Magnesium

When it comes to supplements, making the right decisions about what to take can be easier said than done. Many make claims and promises that are dubious at best, often without the backing of science or peer-reviewed literature to support such statements. One supplement that has been studied time and time again, however, is magnesium—an…

Smoothies are the New Eggs: Start Your Day Off Right!

The health advantages associated with eating breakfast regularly are nearly impossible to ignore, from helping us consume less fat during the day to enhancing cognitive performance in school-aged children. With over half of Americans claiming to skip breakfast at least once per week, however, many are susceptible to unhealthy snacking during the day, which can…