Nutrition

Eating for activity is not as complicated as you think

Being metabolically flexible helps performance, but do you need an app to track it?

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Recipes and advice from the women behind one of Alaska's most conscious salmon purveyors

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Your unexplained fatigue may be due to calorie deficiency, with serious implications for your health and performance

Eating right looks different for athletes, and following vague nutrition maxims can have a surprisingly negative impact

‘Maintenance Phase’ hosts Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes are tackling everything from Halo Top ice cream to the war on obesity

Overcomplicating sports nutrition wastes money and time. It also perpetuates privilege.

Actually, we can’t get everything we need from nature

The food-mood connection is interesting, but the research is still in its infancy. Here’s what we know.

Eating disorders affect people of all backgrounds, at all weights. To tackle them, we first need to reframe the way we think and talk about them.

The popular app promises weight loss without dieting. Then it proposes restrictive eating habits.

We asked a handful of athletes competing in Tokyo in various sports to share how they fuel themselves

The nutrition trend is all over TikTok, and it’s actually not a bad idea

From cereal and waffles to cottage cheese, we found retooled takes on the morning classics

The buzziest supplement on the market might just live up to the hype. Here are our favorite new products.

Quick fixes and one-size-fits-all solutions abound in the world of wellness influencers. Here’s why you should avoid them.

Sustaining and delicious whole-food meals and snacks to pack for your next mission

A DIY almond—or cashew, or sunflower—spread should be a staple in any kitchen

It’s a fun, easy DIY project that will help elevate any meal or snack

Body fat is not a reliable indicator of health. So why are we obsessed with it?

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With a little planning and some inspiration, you can make this the summer of alfresco dining

Your microbiome absolutely impacts your health, but taking postbiotic supplements won’t do anything to help

For two years, I logged nearly 70 snack varieties in a spreadsheet on my search for the perfect adventure snack

The popular brand Oatly claims it’s a health food. The internet claims it’s more like a can of Coca-Cola.

Challenge what you think you know about diets, nutrition, and why we eat the way we do

Most trendy kitchen appliances are a waste of space. The air fryer is an exception.

Your diet impacts your health, but stop expecting so much from it

Dialing in your nutrition when you’re on the couch can be hard, especially for an active person. Here’s what you need to know.

A dietitian weighs in on our favorite packable midday meals

Alternatives to animal products aren't necessarily better for you

The key to a good diet is flexibility

Spoiler: it isn't all that different from real ground beef

You can grind almost anything into a flour, but that doesn't mean you should. Here are six alternative flours that are actually worth trying.

Swap your protein shakes for these cozy beverages packed with protein and electrolytes

Delicious meals can make extreme circumstances feel a little friendlier. These recipes from a backcountry chef are a good place to start.

We asked a professional chef and a nutritionist to evaluate ten meals. Here's what rose to the top.

In the latest installment of Ask a Doctor, Outside's resident physician dives into trends like vinegar shots and Theraguns

Yes, it tastes great, but it's not a drug

Brittany Griffith says now is the perfect time to have some fun with your diet

Stop worrying about weight gain. The pandemic gives you enough to think about.

Nutritionist and journalist Christy Harrison makes a case against the state of nutrition in America in her new book, 'Anti-Diet'

A new spin on a classic, courtesy of ultrarunner Stephanie Howe Violett

Before trying a fad diet, make sure you have all the information—and eat plenty of calories while you're at it

Personalized drinks and shakes are the latest innovation in the quest to boost performance

Even casual drinkers may get a few cravings as they go cold turkey. Here's how to beat them.

Plenty of food trends from this year should stay in the past. And a few of them should come with you into 2020.

A guide to help you wade through the misinformation and buy just what you need

We tested the most nutritious cookbooks that came out in 2019. Here's what we're sticking with in the New Year.

A registered dietitian nutritionist could help you solve a mystery gut issue, boost your training, or develop a better relationship with food. Here's how to know what to look for.

The holidays are all about sharing delicious food with loved ones. These recipes from athletes and chefs will nourish and satisfy.

Sourdough is delicious and good for you, and with just a little practice, you can make it at home

A few athlete chefs share their favorite recipes for eating healthy—and hearty—when the cold settles in

We took a peek inside their packs and had a nutritionist grade their choices

And everything else you're wondering about the carbonated-water craze

These underappreciated, nutrient-dense farmers'-market finds are worth adding to your shopping bag

Caffeine is old news on the supplement scene. These next-gen coffee products aim for additional benefits.

What we teach our kids about nutrition can impact them for the rest of their lives

Making your own delicious performance beverage is as cheap as it is easy

Here's how to tell if you're getting enough of this essential, overlooked nutrient

A good diet is a balance of nutrition, flexibility, and giving your body what it needs

The new program, called Kurbo, could encourage dangerous habits for young people

When it's too hot to cook, opt for refreshing salads, noodle bowls, and smoothies

Start-line nerves, finish-line beers, and lots of fast, hard miles in between aren't easy on the gut. Here's what I've learned over a decade of racing.

Alt meat isn't going to stay alt for long, and cattle are looking more and more like stranded assets

We have a lot of opinions about how to make the most of your pit stop, whether you're headed to or from an adventure

The global meal-replacement market is growing at nearly 7 percent annually and expected to reach $20.6 billion by 2021. But as we hack nutrition for hyperefficiency, have we evolved past the need for deliciousness?

Calorie counting can be a huge burden. Plus, you're probably terrible at it.

The world-champion obstacle course racer has had a 20-year history with anorexia. But now she's in the process of recovering, and she has some important lessons to share.

Late-night calories can boost recovery and set you up for an active day. Here, a nutritionist weighs in on athletes' favorite snacks.

The days of veggie burgers that taste like cardboard are over

The tastiest nutrient-dense options for backpackers on a budget

The breakfast staple has had a rough go of it in the last few decades. So are they good for you or not?

Hydrogels, electrolytes, and drink frequency top the list at this year’s ACSM conference

Insights from this year’s ACSM conference on how to lift, what to eat, and how that affects endurance athletes

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