Nutrition & Fitness

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    Is going gluten-free always necessary?

    Given the growing amount of gluten-free foods available at the grocery store, it seems a number of people have trouble digesting the stuff. But are they truly gluten-intolerant, and is there a clear diagnosis for that?

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    Does Beer Affect Your Training?

    It’s there after almost every race. There are running clubs associated with it. Now even Lance Armstrong is in their commercials. In recent years, beer has become increasingly popular in the running community.

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    For the Littlest Hearts

    The American Heart Association recommends taking a positive approach that gets your children more involved and invested in their food choices, so that the decision to eat healthier comes from them, not you.

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    The Mighty Leaf Vegetable

    Although they come from a very wide variety of plants, most share a great deal with other leaf vegetables in nutrition and cooking methods. Nearly one thousand species of plants with edible leaves are known.

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    Simple Sports Nutrition Tips

    Sports nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated. If you aren’t interested in the details or the science of sports nutrition, but still want to get the most from your diet and fitness program, the following recommendations are for you.

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    New Guidelines Put Focus on Vitamin D Deficiency

    People who don’t get enough vitamin D are at risk for calcium, phosphorus and bone metabolism abnormalities, which can lead to a number of diseases, including osteoporosis.