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Food Fight

Tuna or salmon? Spinach or kale? Which food rival packs a more powerful nutritional punch?

Bone Up!

Keep the stress fracture fairy far, far away by giving your diet a nutrient-rich makeover.

Post-Holiday Breakfast Make-Over

The holiday season is officially over. Unfortunately, if you are like many of us, the sluggish feeling from eating all of the amazingly rich holiday food still lingers. Most of us at Women’s Running magazine are detoxing from the indulgent eating we did over the past month by renewing our commitment to healthy eating.

Tacos for Breakfast

Forget about the standard breakfast burrito – how about nutritious and delicious breakfast tacos? I’m not a dietary expert, but when something is chock full of healthy ingredients and flavor, it gets an A+ recommendation in my book! Following long runs I always like to eat some version of eggs, the protein serving to satisfy […]

No Smoke, No Fire

Can’t stand the heat? Get out of the kitchen fast with easy no-cook meals. When temperatures soar, the last thing you want to do is sweat over a hot stove. Your solution? Make a delicious, three-course meal without ever turning on the oven! No-cook meals are perfect for sultry summer evenings when you want your […]

Yummy Yeast

I’m curious how many of you grew up eating one of my favorite snacks, popcorn topped with nutritional yeast? If you’re a stranger to nutritional yeast, your gag reflex may have just kicked in, but trust me, it’s 100% delicious! The yellow flaky yeast tastes a bit like parmesan cheese, yet it’s loaded with Vitamin […]

Let’s Do Lunch

Has your noontime meal become a nutritional compromise? Use these tips for building an all-star lunch from the ground up. Breakfast may be called the most important meal of the day, but a nutritious lunch is just as crucial. “A proper lunch will help carry you through the afternoon and a late day run,” says […]

Wonder Foods for Runners

Make over your diet with these must-have foods for female runners. The most recent slew of studies suggests that what you toss in your grocery cart can improve performance, prevent injury and bestow various health benefits. And certain foods can do all this while meeting the unique nutrition needs of women runners. We chewed our […]

Avant-CARB

Jazz up your diet with these cool carbs. Women runners seem to have a natural aversion to the C word. For many of us, consuming the usual carbs (think pasta and potatoes) seems like a bad idea when trying to lose weight and eat better. We lose sight of the fact that they are the […]