5 Signs of Bad Nutrition Advice

If you want advice on heart health, you ask a cardiologist. If you want to know why your Labrador is limping, you turn to your veterinarian. If you have questions about your diet — well, that’s another story. There’s no shortage of people willing to give diet advice. But if you get bad advice, you … Read More

Mad for Exercise? Get Antioxidants in Your Diet

If you exercise regularly, make sure you’re getting enough beta carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E in your diet. Research shows that these antioxidants help to prevent injury to skeletal muscles and decrease fatigue during endurance events. Can vitamin E prevent cancer? How antioxidants work Antioxidants are found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other … Read More

Runners: Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

Whether you’re a casual runner or training to run a marathon, you need a diet that’s high in carbohydrates, moderate in protein and low in fat, says Cleveland Clinic Sports Health dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD. And you need to drink plenty of fluids. About 60 to 70 percent of your diet should … Read More