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SPORTS NUTRITION ARTICLES

CONFUSION OVER CARBOHYDRATES

Overview Along with protein and fat, carbohydrates (carbs) are one of the three main classifications of macronutrients in food. A main source of energy for the body, carbs are the sugars and starches that the body breaks down to the…

GUIDE TO BODY COMPOSITION

Body Composition Overview Your body composition is a barometer of health and fitness. Tracking it, along with factors like strength, mood, productivity, and sleep, can help you gauge the effectiveness of your training and nutrition program. You may even be able to quantify an…

ACHIEVING A HEALTHY FAT INTAKE

Overview One of the biggest and more misleading health trends of the last 20 years has been the anti-fat movement. Everything had to be low-fat, preferably fat-free. Truth is, fats are critical to good health, releasing energy slowly to keep…