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Protein Needs

The Protein Myth: Why You Need Less Protein Than You Think

Jessica Jones, MS, RD | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica Jones, MS, RD

Before gulping down that protein shake after a workout, or subbing a large steak for carbs and fats at lunch and dinner, calculate your actual needs to make sure the extra protein is really necessary. It's probably isn't.

If Carbs Are So Bad For You, Why Are They So Good For Athletes?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Carbohydrates have long been considered the most important source of energy for any type of muscle activity, be it leaping over a hurdle or climbing out of bed.