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25 No Added Sugar Snack Ideas. Great Natural Fuel for athletes or snacks for anyone trying to cut back on added sugar! #snacks #healthy #lowsugar #nosugar

25 No Added Sugar Snack Ideas

Sugar has a terrible reputation, but it’s not all bad. As a matter of fact, sugar- in the form of carbohydrates-is the natural fuel source for exercise. But here’s…

5 Plant-Based Sources Of Iron, plus info about the two different forms of iron, how much you need in a day, what happens if you don't get enough. #iron #vegan #vegetarian

5 Plant-Based Sources Of Iron

As many of you know, I’ve struggled with iron deficiency for years. If you don’ know, you can read about my struggles in this article I wrote for SHAPE.…

Recipe for Peanut Butter Pretzel Date Balls. Pre-workout energy balls #preworkout #vegansnack #snack #fuel

Peanut Butter Pretzel Date Balls

I originally published this recipe in 2014, right before running my second half marathon. When I go back and redo old pictures, I usually keep the blog post and…

how to carb load for a big race

5 Facts About Carb Loading

One of my favorite things about running is my pre-race bagel. It’s a ritual now. The day before a race, I go to my favorite bagel place and pick…

An Inflammation Fighting Lettuce Wrap

‘Inflammation’ is a trendy buzz word in the nutrition world. It gets thrown around like crazy, without explanation of the role that inflammation plays on health or how antioxidants…

3 Homemade Sport Drink Recipes

Here’s a little secret about me. I chat about the benefits of sports drink often (Re: What Athletes Need To Know About Electrolytes & 5 Hydration Mistakes You May…

5 Nutrients That May Be Lacking From Your Diet #ad

5 Nutrients You May Not Be Getting Enough Of

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Life Extension. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible. In an ideal world, everyone would eat a perfectly balanced…