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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

I thought most of the food I ate came from nearby—until I put that presumption to the test

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How this ex-combat surgeon, ship’s doctor, fourteener hiker, and aspiring ninja stays strong

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Losing 100 pounds was only the beginning. Here’s how Brianna Bernard, a personal trainer, nutrition coach, and mother, stays healthy every day. 

We won’t tell you what to think; we’re just here to share the latest data.

Energy that tastes more like a meal than a dessert

We wanted to know: in the face of climate change and innovation, how will food fare? Top food experts weigh in.

The thresholds that define low iron can be different for athletes compared to non-athletes

Healthy and convenient or too good to be true? Our writer sampled a dozen of the most popular brands to find out.

Power your day with this protein-packed grain

How to fuel for an action-packed 24 hours

Old-school diets may have fallen out of favor, but diet messaging is still everywhere. Intuitive eating promises to help you drown it out.

The ketogenic diet is all the rage in the fitness world. But does it really make athletes healthier, stronger, or faster?

Recommendations from athletes and chefs on boosting flavor and nutrition in this all-American snack

New research suggests that a month of probiotic supplementation reduces GI symptoms in runners

Even bagels, pasta, and sweets deserve a place in your personal food pyramid

Thanks to savvy marketing, science, and luck, blueberries helped usher in a new era of health food obsession

Once again, science says that fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are really good for you

In this short video, Mike Hopkins honors the true hero behind all great adventures—the humble peanut butter and jelly sandwich

To counteract caffeine tolerance, new research suggests you need to swear it off temporarily

Bored with plain old soy milk? Here's everything you need to know about the ever expanding milk aisle.

Signs that your coffee habit is doing more harm than good

Spice up your on-trail diet with these creative vegan recipes

Trying to eat perfectly all the time is a losing battle

Eating out ruining your diet and your budget? Here's how to do it less.

Spending time in the kitchen shouldn't feel like a chore

Coconut oil's health benefits are overblown, at best. Here are five healthy alternatives.

Oranges, ginger, garlic, even chicken soup—most of our so-called cold-fighting foods don't do much for us when we're under the weather

The evidence in support of carbohydrate drinks is flimsier than you might think—which is why the results of a new study are worth paying attention to

When outdoor athletes launched the first energy bars more than 30 years ago, no one could have predicted it would revolutionize the way Americans eat. A look inside the hottest—and strangest—category in natural foods.

The benefits of beet juice seem to be weaker in trained athletes. They just need more of it, a new study suggests.

A new multi-study review finds no advantage to following a hydration plan compared to simply drinking when you feel like it

This fall I joined the ranks of Shawn Baker's all-meat cult for 30 days. Here's what happened. 

Five different ways to store a week's worth of food

No matter how many miles you're putting in, these recipes will satisfy your cravings

A fast-mimicking program called ProLon claims it can

The editors weigh in on all the things we ought to give up... but won't

Our advice for maintaining your nutrition and training goals this holiday season? Chill out.

Give the ultimate holiday present: new ideas for healthy and delicious meals

Delicious recipes for easy, all-in-one meals packed with nutrients

Kimchi, kombucha, and pickled veggies all have one thing in common: good-for-you bacteria

Dietary fiber contains prebiotics, compounds that boost the growth of beneficial bacteria

To fuel for athletic success, consider specificity, periodization, and personalization

Wild rice stuffing, date pumpkin pie, savory sprouts, and more

Colin O’Brady thinks it’s possible—but just barely—to haul enough calories to traverse the continent. Here’s how.

Most nutrition trends aren’t worth your time. But there are a few exceptions.

What you eat changes how you feel. These foods are the best for your brain

Planet-friendly food doesn't have to break the bank

Stave off the fall cold with these three delicious recipes

Long-distance running can be tough on the stomach. These foods can help.

This video from Nine Mind Asylum features runner Allie Kiefer’s focus on nutrition in an effort to qualify for the 2020 Olympics. 

As head of Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab, Brian Wansink built a career portfolio out of questionable research practices. His resignation has prompted a call for massive reforms in the profession.

Six ways to get your caffeine fix, plus one for the decaf crowd

Okay, we'll admit it. Our office is, like, five minutes from a TJ's.

Athletes break down their nutrition rituals.

There are a lot of obscure ingredients in Gu gels. Here's what they actually do for you.

Get your protein in while pleasing your sweet tooth

Eating habits of the world's best cyclocrossers

Get the results you’re looking for with one of these crowd-favorite powders

No time for slow cooking? These simple, quick meals take the time and stress out of good nutrition.

The benefits are still murky, but experts say there's no harm in adding more to your diet

An Italian cyclist takes aim at the sport’s most storied record, with the aid of a controversial fuel.

The breakfasts and trail snacks that get Outside staffers through long days

Your body could use a boost, but a cleanse isn't the answer

Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky are back with a new cookbook filled with the recipes that fueled Flanagan's historic win at the New York City Marathon

A host of companies are offering easy, snackable paleo options that you can order online

Eating for endurance can be tricky, but it doesn't have to be

You don’t train the same way every day. Here’s why you should periodize everything else, too.

Antinutrients are the buzzy new word in nutrition, but they're not quite what their name would imply