Sports Nutrition

6 Common Allergens Found In Sports Nutrition Bars

by in Allergies, Diet Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sports Nutrition, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet February 19, 2009

Finding a truly healthy nutrition bar can be tough as I noted in my article, “Zing Bars Awarded Best Nutrition Bar 2008.” I interviewed the makers of Zing Bars, nutritionists Michael Kaplan, ND, Minh-Hai Tran, MS, RD and Sandi Kaplan, MS, RD to help us better understand the common allergens found in nutrition bars. #1 […]

The Five Hidden Evils in Nutrition Bars

by in Diet Tips, Exercise, Kitchen Sink, Sports Nutrition, Sugar, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet December 23, 2008

Finding a truly healthy nutrition bar can be tough as I noted in my article, “Zing Bars Awarded Best Nutrition Bar 2008.” I interviewed the makers of Zing Bars, nutritionists Michael Kaplan, ND, Minh-Hai Tran, MS, RD and Sandi Kaplan, MS, RD to help us better understand the following unhealthy red flag ingredients commonly found […]

Zing Bars: Awarded Best Nutrition Bar 2008

by in Best, Exercise, Kitchen Sink, Sports Nutrition, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet December 17, 2008

Have you been searching for the best sports bar? Are you tired of all the refined junk, preservatives and other garbage you have to eat while exercising to make your body healthier? Well as an avid mountain biker and endurance cyclist I have tried nearly every bar in the business, and have finally settled on […]

Recipe: Organic Sports Drinks

by in Dehydration, Diarrhea, Kitchen Cost Cutters, Pediatrics, Recipes, Sports Nutrition December 5, 2008

Most sports drinks are just pollutionfests chock full of Kitchen Table Villains such as High Fructose Corn Syrup, food colorings, additives, preservatives, and artificial flavorings and colorings. With just a few simple kitchen ingredients, you can make your own homemade sports drinks. The two widely available sports drinks I commonly recommend for athletes and those […]

Heart Healthy Herbal Cocktail

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Diarrhea, Fat Burners, Heart Disease, Kitchen Sink, Pain Management, Pediatrics, Recipes, Sports Nutrition, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Loss July 2, 2008

By Dr. Nicole Sundene With the hot summer months upon us (well not so much in Seattle today), I thought I would share my favorite herbal iced tea recipe to help you “Unleash your inner fabulosity”. Mixing fat burning green tea with pomegranate juice is a most delicious delivery system for the heart healthy antioxidants, […]

How Many Calories Do I Need a Day?

by in Diet Tips, Diets, Kitchen Sink, Sports Nutrition, Weight Gain, Weight Loss June 27, 2008

By Bonnie Pfiester, Fitness Trainer. The million dollar question: “How many calories should I eat?” Someone’s caloric allowance varies depending upon a person’s activity, weight and metabolism. One of the best places to start is by looking at the most popular brand name diets. Why do many brand named diets work? Brand name diets work […]