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Can I get the same nutrients from fruit juice as I can from eating fruit?

How the Stanford physiologist is trying to change the hydration game

Sugar has become a trillion dollar health care problem. But are athletes at risk?

I've read the news about Sriracha making the eyes and throats of people near the factory burn. Is there anything to it?

No Rooster Sauce? No Problem.

Sometimes my stomach gets gurgly for no apparent reason. What’s going on in there?

Need to manage your cholesterol while you exercise? Think twice before taking statins.

Juicing is the biggest thing to happen to endurance sports since interval training. Time to hop on the bandwagon.

Can you lose weight just by downing a glass of water before dinner?

The formula to weight loss is simple: eat less and exercise more. So why are these simple things so impossibly hard to do?

Paleo diets are supposed to be bad for your endurance. What if they aren't?

I cannot resist a French fry, and I often put myself in situations where I am around French fries. This habit is doing nothing but bad things to my waistline. How do I break this vicious cycle?

What should I be eating at work to stay in shape and beat the afternoon slump?

I’ve been thinking about trying the Paleo Diet. Is there an upper limit to how much protein I should eat?

Which is better to drink for a pick-me-up before a race: coffee or an energy drink?

Protein powders, fortified beverages, and wholesome-sounding snacks may seem like the best way to fuel your body, but the sports nutrition business also has a not-so-healthy side.

The weight-loss industrial complex keeps pumping out diets, but a new study suggests it's time to radically rethink our approach to eating—and refocus on the basics

These healthy eats can help you build strength, sustain energy, and recover faster

A new look into the numbers suggests that some heavy coffee drinkers are more than twice as likely to die as their peers. Should you be worried?

How do professional bike racers stay fresh and fit during grueling stage races? By eating meals perfectly tuned to deliver maximum performance and optimized recovery. Here are five of them.

Eat less to go faster? Not quite. Skipping breakfast may cause you to gain weight and live a shorter life.

Surefire energy comes with Hobie Call's delicious wheatgrass smoothie

Not a week goes by without a study pegging weight gain to genetics. But the connection between heredity and making your racing weight may be more tenuous than it appears at first glance.

A new breed of sports drinks, backed by a decade of studies, are challenging common assumptions about how best to hydrate—and offering smarter, more effective alternatives

I can't live without coffee, but when should I cut myself off?

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

The trendy fruitarian diet is gaining a reputation for possible health risks. But the right fruits, assuming they’re not your only energy source, pack a performance punch.

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race meal plan

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race meal plan

Keep the beet alive a little longer with this guide to preservation

Pro-Bar founder Art Eggertsen's recipe for a protein-rich calorie grenade

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race plan

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race meal plan

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race meal plan

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race meal plan

Keep your legs moving with this pre-race meal plan

Comes in eight flavors, made with a proprietary grinding process that guarantees optimum flavor and consistency.

This year’s bumper crop of paleo-inspired health, diet, and exercise books is proving that the prehistoric movement is here to stay

I’m training for a triathlon, and I need to take in a lot of calories when I’m on the bike or trail. That often means eating energy bars, which get old fast. What's the best bar for alleviating taste fatigue?

There's nothing like a bit of wine in the backcountry. But packing a bottle poses many problems. Get around all of them by embracing the Bladder in Box technology.

With 13.7 million Americans participating every year, hunting is making a big comeback. Here are some great recipes for your latest take.

There are many reasons to pay the extra dime for chickens that have lived some semblance of a life. But paradoxically, the more naturally a bird is raised, the tougher the meat. Here's how to prepare the happy chicken from your backyard or farmers market.

Chef Riccardo Ullio, of Sotto Sotto in Atlanta, Georgia, returned to his roots and found that the most familiar thing can sometimes be the most delicious

The chef of McCrady’s and Husk in Charleston, South Carolina, shares an appetizer recipe that highlights some of his favorite southern ingredients

The chef of McCrady’s and Husk in Charleston, South Carolina, shares his take on one of Nashville’s favorite dishes

A Biscuits 101 class with the chef of McCrady’s and Husk

In 2010, James Beard “Best Chef Southeast” winner Sean Brock started a new restaurant to protect the legacy of a lost cuisine. He ended up sowing a revolution.

The Blendtec is the best no matter what you're mixing.

Breakfast, we’re told, is essential—a part of a healthy lifestyle that’s about as negotiable as breathing. Martin Berkhan, a Swedish personal trainer and blogger, not only skips breakfast but lunch as well. And he’s more ripped than you are.

Bartender Nick Detrich, of Cure in New Orleans, mixes up a variation on a Harvard cocktail

Bartender Nick Detrich, of Cure in New Orleans, mixes up a new island drink

Bartender Nick Detrich, of Cure in New Orleans, mixes up a refreshing new drink

The Chapel Hill chef shares the recipe for a dessert inspired by childhood outings on the Eastern North Carolina Coast

The Chapel Hill chef shares the recipe for his Louisiana-inspired dessert

In the famous Crook’s Corner restaurant, Chapel Hill chef Bill Smith has mashed Eastern North Carolina maritime dishes remembered from his childhood, French cooking techniques he learned in adulthood, and just about everything else he gathered in between—which is a lot

Ari LeVaux drops in on the Ancestral Health Symposium, a gathering point for a group of academics, bloggers, booksellers, crusaders, and more who all have something to say—or sell—about evolutionary health

A rare look inside the nutrition lab at the Olympic Training Center reveals how America's best athletes eat to win

Top athletes share their meal strategies

Chef Blaine Wetzel has one rule for his 18-course dinners at Washington's remote Willows Inn. Whether it's geoduck or fried moss, everything is foraged, fished, or farmed on a nine-square-mile patch of rocky coast.

Body fat is just an inert layer of blubber, right? If only. New research shows that it's more like a toxic parasite that doesn't want to let go. The good news: if you exercise and eat right, you can force it to.

From paleo to gluten-free, fueling an active day is more confusing than ever. Until now. Simplify your options with long-time food columnist and bestselling author Mark Bittman’s delicious new plan.

Wolfing down an entire day's worth of food in under a minute can lead to serious digestive problems

Bacon and cheese and peanut butter biscuits

Considering that he’s already devised miracle shortcuts for jobs (The 4-Hour Workweek) and fitness (The 4-Hour Body), you might think Tim Ferriss, king of life hacking, would find few challenges in cooking. Wrong. It “kicked my ass so many times,” he writes in the first chapter of his latest book, The 4-Hour Chef, out this month from

Does the cyclist in your life stump you when it’s gift-giving time? Are you a rider who geeks out on trying the latest and greatest bike-related anything as soon as it becomes available? Schwagbox, started by the guys who run Bikerumor.com, ships a selection…

Six all-natural (yet scientific) strategies for improving your mind and body

A new field guide and cookbook from the staff of one of New York's top restaurants offers a simple, gourmet take on wild foods

In this excerpt from his newest book, The 4-Hour Chef, Timothy Ferriss shares Outside contributing editor Steven Rinella's instructions for cooking up a squirrel (or three) over the fire

By Elizabeth Eilers Sullivan Part of eating healthily is learning how to love the good stuff and self-regulate the sweets. Photo: Elizabeth Sullivan How many times have you heard yourself cajoling your kids with the phrase, Just take two more bites? Or, You can’t have dessert…

In this excerpt from his newest book, The 4-Hour Chef, Timothy Ferriss shares the fire cooking technique of Francis Mallmann, the Argentine figurehead of grilling

Tired of turkey? Replace the bird with one of these four sustainable wild meats (plus one vegan alternative)

In this excerpt from his newest book, The 4-Hour Chef, Timothy Ferriss shares Marco Canora's sure-fire technique for carving chickens into thighs, legs, wings, and breasts

Pumpkins are cheap, local, and plentiful at this time of year. Should I fit them into my diet?

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