The Anatomy of Female Nutrition

"Women are not small men." Have you heard this buzzing around on social media, blogs, or articles across the internet? Lots of women want to take steps to improve their health, but the general nutrition advice our male counterparts follow often neglects female-specific needs. We can't just do a simple calorie conversion to translate a man's dietary needs to our own! But how do we differ? And what are some simple ways to start meeting our requirements? We're sharing some of our favorite foods ...

Can a FODMAP Diet Alleviate Your Food Intolerances?

Optimized digestion is a hot topic right now, and for good reason: it makes for a speedy metabolism, a healthy immune system, and can even regulate inflammation. And obviously, we're all about optimization. So, we've done the research, and it looks like a low-FODMAP diet could be a key to alleviating digestive woes like abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence, and diarrhea. Not quite sure what FODMAPs are, or how to avoid them? We break it down for you in this quick read...

How This Inspiring Mother Daughter Duo Keep Each Other Healthy

She started caring for you even before you were born. Eating the right foods, avoiding the bad ones. Monitoring every step of her pregnancy to ensure you were a happy, healthy baby. And that didn't stop once you were born. As is often the case, her life likely became a whole lot more about yours. So now that it's her big day, Mother's Day, how do you say thank you to mom? Stevie Lyn Smith is an InsideTracker athlete and Registered Dietitian who jumped at the chance to give more than flowers. ...

Fuel Your Performance With Food

  From the recent events of the Biogenesis case to this summer’s IAAF World Championship in Athletics where nearly a dozen athletes were missing due to doping violations, it’s clear the drug problem in sports is still far from being fixed.  Sunday’s night game against the Yankees here in Boston featured another symbol of the problem, when countless Red Sox fans booed Alex Rodriguez’s home run off of Ryan Dempster. 
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