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The One Type of Sugar That's Hurting You Most (And How to Avoid It)

Sugar is sabotaging the health of millions of Americans. A 2013 report from Credit Suisse estimated that Americans collectively spend $1 trillion a...

By: Brandon Hall

Study Finds That Your Fitness Trackers Are Terrible at Counting Calories

Fitness trackers are incredible devices. Simply strap a watch-like device on your wrist and you have access to a wealth of data on your activity, work...

By: Andy Haley

How Alcohol Affects Athletic Performance

Alcohol and athletic performance have never been words that go together in a positive context. Drinking in moderation in perfectly fine for most people...

By: Gary Moller

Are Grape-Nuts Actually Healthy?

Starting your day off with a nutritious breakfast sets you up for greatness. You'll feel more energized, alert and engaged as you make your way throug...

By: Brandon Hall

New Study Reveals Why Extreme Calorie-Restriction Diets Just Don't Work

On the surface, extreme calorie-restriction diets seem like a surefire way to lose weight. By restricting your calories to less than 1,200 or so p...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Calories

These 8 Calorie-Dense Foods Provide All-Day Energy

Sports dietician Leslie Bonci provides examples of foods that bring a lot of calories in a small serving size to help athletes get the energy they need without stuffing themselves.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Why Crash Diets Don’t Work

Sports dietician Leslie Bonci explains why it's a bad idea for athletes to try a crash diet.

STACK Performance Nutrition: Why Calories Matter

Sports dietician Leslie Boncie explains what calories are and why they are important to you as an athlete.

How to Safely Increase Muscle Mass

New York Jets nutrition consultant Wendy Meyer Sterling explains the best way to build lean muscle mass.

How to Refuel Post-Workout

What happens to your body if you fail to refuel after a workout? New York Jets nutrition consultant Wendy Meyer Sterling explains and shares what nutrients to hit up.