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Antioxidants and Athletic Performance

Antioxidants and Athletic Performance

Looking to take your fitness to the next level? Curious about supplements? Switch4Good Dietician, Matt Ruscigno discusses the role of antioxidants in performance.

Is Dairy-Free Healthy? The Science Behind Plant-Based Nutrition

Is Dairy-Free Healthy? The Science Behind Plant-Based Nutrition

What does healthy eating look like? If you just avoid dairy, have you set yourself up for a straight path to health? Yes and no. We live in a wonderful and simultaneously confusing time where consumers do not want for lack of dairy-free options. Virtually any craving...

6 Inflammation-Fighting Foods (Plus Easy Meal Ideas)

6 Inflammation-Fighting Foods (Plus Easy Meal Ideas)

Why do we feel sore after a workout? Inflammation. Acute inflammation is a natural response to an effective workout, and feeling a bit sore can be a sign that your body is healing itself. This temporary inflammation is nothing to worry about, and eating an abundance...

Plant Based Power with Sports Nutritionist TJ Waterfall

Plant Based Power with Sports Nutritionist TJ Waterfall

In this episode, we cover highlights from his book, “The Plant-Based Power Plan,” and dive into so much more in relation to diet and fitness. Questions about salt, protein, or antioxidants? TJ has the answers.

Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Protect Against Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

Study Finds Plant-Based Diets Protect Against Severe COVID-19 Symptoms

The first scientific study analyzing plant-based diets and COVID-19 symptom severity was just published on June 7, 2021 in the BMJ Journal for Nutrition, Prevention, and Health. Researchers from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Brigham & Women’s...

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet: Dairy’s Impact on Athletic Performance In the past few years, we have seen multiple major league athletes go dairy-free to lengthen their professional careers—from Tom Brady to Kyrie Irving to 6 top players on the LA Dodgers. But how does dropping dairy...

Dairy-Free Butter Chickpeas

Dairy-Free Butter Chickpeas

This Indian-inspired dish will quickly become a weeknight staple. The fragrant, heavenly spiced sauce is incredible over anything—tofu, veggies, or in this case, chickpeas. This dairy-free butter chickpeas meal is satiating and packed with nutrients including protein,...

Ditching Dairy Can Alleviate Arthritis Pain

Ditching Dairy Can Alleviate Arthritis Pain

Ditching Dairy Can Alleviate Arthritis Pain is a guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer) The first time that I broke my wrist was in a 1983 on-ice collision when I was an 18-year-old hockey player. I broke my thumb near the same wrist a couple of years later in...

17 Different Plant Milks You Need to Try

17 Different Plant Milks You Need to Try

How many plant milks are there? The answer is limitless! Personally, I opt for the store-bought varieties, but with a cheesecloth or a super nifty Almond Cow machine, you can transform literally anything into delicious plant milks—from grains to seeds to nuts and...

Plant-Based Diet and Longevity in Sport

Plant-Based Diet and Longevity in Sport

Guest post by Rick Scott (#veganhockeyplayer) While the Fountain of Youth remains a mythical spring of restoration for anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters, many aging athletes are extending their competitive careers by turning to the restorative powers of a...

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