Nutrition: Page 90

Fueling Your Engine

There’s no denying it- what you put in your body will affect how you feel and perform. Are you skeptical? Pay attention to how you feel the next time you eat something rich or indulgent. Sure, you might feel good at the moment (who doesn’t love a good piece of chocolate cake?), but a few […]

Fourth Meal

If you’re a runner, you’re probably familiar with the “fourth meal.” No, not this one. . . . . .the meal that comes after your run, but before your breakfast, lunch or dinner. While you might be able to make it to your next sit-down meal after an easy two or three miler, if you’re […]

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 […]