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    Beets for athletic performance

    This article was written by Kaila Dickey   Beets for athletic performance Beets are a nitrate-rich food. The abundance of nitrate in this vegetable and its dark leafy green compadres give these foods performance-enhancing superpowers. Nitrate from beets turns into nitric oxide in the body. Nitric oxide works in a…

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    Recipe

    Easy Food Storage Bread

    COVID-19 Self-quarantine Bread   Stuck at home? This self-quarantine thing has everyone baking! If you’ve run out of bread and can’t go to the store, here’s a quick recipe using food storage items. You don’t need to be a pro to bake this!     Easy Food Storage Bread 1…

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    General

    Coronavirus: Nutrition for immunity and meal planning for quarantines

    How can nutrition help with the coronavirus? People are getting nervous. Misinformation is rampant. What can you do to protect yourself from the coronavirus? Many health organizations have issued statements about how to protect yourself, such as wash hands frequently, do not touch your face, and stay away from large crowds.…

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    Sports NutritionTriathlon

    Pre-hydrating with glycerol

    How do I pre-hydrate for my race? Want to learn about a secret the pros use for hydration? Hello, glycerol, nice to meet you! Glycerol is a substance that allows the body to hold on to a bit more fluid than you normally would. It is called a plasma expander.…

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    Sports Nutrition

    The Supplement Industry is (Mostly) Scamming You

      Author’s note: For the purposes of this article, “supplements” refer to powders, shakes, oils, pills, herbal preparations, etc. marketed for a specific health or performance purpose, rather than to micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Anecdotes: A case against supplements Sarah* rode to my office in a taxi, which was rare…

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