Is too much fish putting your health in deep water? By Cynthia Sass, MPH, MA, RD, CSSD Many of my athlete clients regularly eat sushi and fish, and consider seafood to be a healthy protein choice. But too much seafood, or even

Before you hit the town for Super Bowl Week, be sure to take in Houston's local culinary excellence. Tell 'em we sent you. Coppa Osteria Coppa Osteria is an Italian trattoria with a flair that provides guests with the perfect pairing of

Cut of Meat: Ribeye Where does it come from: This cut comes from the rib section of the cow. More specifically, it’s a cut that spans between ribs 6 through 12. What’s special: It’s very high in marbling (intramuscular fat), which equates

The ‘eat clean’ mantra has been popular with athletes for several years. But in my sports nutrition practice I still encounter pros who believe they can afford to eat whatever they want, because they’re already lean and train hard. However,

The Crucial Mineral: Magnesium Can Help You Optimize Your Body’s Health Most of the athletes I work with can easily rattle off top sources of vitamin C, calcium, and iron, But magnesium…not so much. Yet this vital mineral, the fourth must

I’m a huge fan of ginger. I recommend it regularly to my athlete clients to use in everything from green tea and smoothies to salad dressings and stir-fries. But ginger isn’t the only seasoning with research-backed benefits for athletes. Here

There may be an advantage to staying fit that’s not currently on your radar. A recent Irish study found that athletes have more diverse gut microorganisms. That’s key, because a plethora of emerging studies have uncovered numerous rewards tied to

I don’t really believe there’s much you can do to substitute for beef. The rich taste, the fat, the way it fills you up—healthy options don’t really replicate that, especially if you’re talking about steak. Burgers, though, are somewhat of

In Latin and South America, empanadas are a hugely popular pastry dish that can be eaten at any time of day as a meal or even as a snack. When it comes to the empanada filling, different countries have their