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Meeting the Nutritional Needs of the Vegetarian and Vegan Athlete

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Everyone needs good nutrition, but for athletes diet planning takes on greater importance due to their higher energy requirements. People who eat a varied diet of both meat and plant-based foods usually have no problems meeting their nutritional needs as long as they don’t restrict calories too much. On the other hand, athletic vegetarians and […]

Holiday Appetizers: Make Smart Choices and Avoid Gaining Weight

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Let the holiday parties begin! The season will bring with it a whirlwind of parties and festivities – and lots of food. What would a party be without a table of appetizers to nibble on while you make conversation? But it’s all too easy to get distracted at holiday celebrations, and make unhealthy choices. Appetizers […]