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New centers popping up in New York City can help you reach peak wellness—for just a few hundred dollars per month

Hydrating is supposed to make us healthier and more vibrant. But how much is too much?

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

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

Plus, our four favorite cans of summer

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

In and around San Francisco, locavores are scouring their neighborhoods for edible ingredients. And you can, too.

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?

When you spend months each year in the backcountry, things are bound to go wrong eventually

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

Good for the planet, better for your innards, vegan and vegetarian hot dogs are a win-wiener

Ultramarathoner, adventurer, and writer Mirna Valerio cooks up a batch of her famous chili.

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

The perfect summer dessert is ice cream smooshed between 1,000 calories of cookies. Here's how to make our favorite versions.

A lactate-munching microbe found in the poop of Boston marathoners is interesting, but that doesn’t mean you should (ahem) swallow it just yet

The elite competitor and full-time lawyer talks to Tim Ferriss about training and nutrition

Two new books, 'The Fate of Food' and 'The Way We Eat Now,' look at diet on a global level for a complementary view of our changing food systems

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?

The two brands continue their heated public spat about who uses superior ingredients, among other things

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

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

From our favorite packable meals to TSA-friendly containers, here are 10 easy hacks to eat well while flying

Connective tissue is notoriously slow to heal. New research suggests gelatin might help.

Energy that tastes more like a meal than a dessert

Make your camping French press obsolete with these surprisingly good instant mixes

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

Artists and Instagram stars Charles Post and Rachel Pohl show us how to make their famous half-and-half pizza

Eat Like joins this outdoor artist couple as they make their favorite gluten-free pizza

It’s tastier than gels are... and that’s the main selling point

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

The photographer on how to make the perfect summer mocktail

Real nourishment for high performance

Stave off injury and get your body ready for what’s next

Power your day with this protein-packed grain

Jerky has gone beyond beef, and we are in love

How to fuel for an action-packed 24 hours

Avocado is a fruit, after all. When you blend it with cacao, dates, hazelnuts, or other natural sweet flavors, you can whip up some healthy, satisfying desserts.

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

It's almost summer. Here's how to avoid loading up on junk food as you fly off to mountain and beach adventures.

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

A quick hit of goo with 87 calories and 22 grams of carbs, a single Double Espresso gel also has a whopping 150 milligrams of caffeine—more than a 12-ounce can of Red Bull. Consume in moderation.

The Double Expresso energy gel is like mainlining caffeine—100 milligrams of it, to be exact, the same as in your morning coffee. And the pouch makes for easy slurping as a midrace jolt.

Jelly beans have gotten us through more than one mountain-bike race. They’re fruity, delicious, and packed with electrolytes and B and C vitamins, but mostly they’re straight energy-giving sugar. These also have 50 milligrams of caffeine per bag for even more of a bump.

ProBar’s almond butter and cocoa mix is easy to pop on the trail for an instant shot of calories and protein. Plus, ProBar’s blend has 25 milligrams of caffeine derived from yerba maté.

RxBars are made of just a handful of natural ingredients, one of which is egg whites for protein. The result is chewy and delicious. This particular flavor has only a hint of caffeine (five milligrams) for when you need a little pick-me-up.

Looking for a vegan gorp recipe? We've got you covered. Classic gorp recipe? We've got a delicious version of that, too. These DIY trail-mix recipes will supercharge your next hike.

I drank the stuff for two weeks and lived to tell the tale. I'm still skeptical about the health benefits.

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.

A website from the snack company highlights the sweeteners that often fly under the radar on nutrition labels, and shows the percentage of sugar in other brands' offerings

An excerpt from Ben and Penny Hewitt’s new book, 'The Young Adventurer’s Guide to (Almost) Everything,' reveals how your family can add a little buzz to your snacks

Signs that your coffee habit is doing more harm than good

It's so good that you'll start making it at home, too

Mushroom broth is full of vitamins and minerals, easy to make, and offers a healthy option for vegetarians feeling left out of the bone-broth trend

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.

Timing carbs and workouts can help build fat-burning ability while still maintaining high-quality training.

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.

The fast-food behemoth announced plans to vastly reduce the use of antibiotics in its beef supply. This is a big deal.

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

New world record for 10 marathons in 10 days? Check! Here's how Wardian is consistently one of the most prolific and successful ultrarunners of all time.

The brewery is using science to make Slightly Mighty, a low-calorie craft beer worth drinking

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

Our associate managing editor drank a gallon of water a day for a month. A lot of you had follow-up questions—here are her answers.

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