Food & Nutrition

  • Boost Your Run with Protein-Packed Veggies

    Food & Nutrition

    For many runners, bulking up on carbs before a long run is part of a traditional routine. However, new research suggests that runners need to bulk up on more than bread in order to absorb the right nutrients. Active individuals need approximately 1.0 to 1.6 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight to maintain…

  • Greek Couscous Salad: Creating a Salad Superpower

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    According to experts, combining specific ingredients will enhance the natural benefits of certain foods. For example, combining olives and tomatoes will provide a more comprehensive range of cancer-fighting antioxidants than if such ingredients were served individually. This Greek Couscous Salad is one of the most convenient salads to prepare for runners, and the combination of…

  • Yummy DIY No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

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    If you just had a busy day in the office and don’t have time to squeeze in a full meal, having a snack bar is a quick way to get some energy before your run. But it is pretty hard to find a tasty energy bar that does not contain artificial preservatives. Try this recipe…

  • How Much Sodium Do Runners Actually Need?

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    The food an athlete eats can greatly affect their performance. Sodium intake is one of the main factors in a runner’s ability to compete and in their overall health. Healthy eating for runners will therefore include paying attention to the effects of sodium as well as to the sodium content in various foods. Sodium and…

  • Chicken Pizza Salad: When Craving Strikes, Skip the Takeaway

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    The craving for a steaming slice of pizza might be too much for some runners to deny. You should not have to sacrifice such cravings. Succumb with a healthier alternative to traditional greasy takeaway options! This is the ideal recipe to combine the sustenance you require for peak performance and the subtle sinful flavors to…

  • The Fitness Grocer: Nutritional Convenience, Positive Snacking

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    The Fitness Grocer specialises in retailing ready-to-eat healthier snacks and food products that are made with wholesome ingredients, nutritionally-tailored to various needs and most importantly, convenient to consume. The Fitness Grocer sources from around the world to bring Singaporeans great-tasting and innovative hard-to-find nutritional snacks and food products. From High-Protein Food to Vegan-Friendly Snacks Research…

  • Ceviche Salad Recipe: Hit the Trail Running

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    It is believed that black rice contains free radical neutralising properties that will aid in faster muscle recovery, according to sports dietitian Cara A. Marrs, R.D. The combination of black rice and salmon will allow you to push limits with faster recovery times, while the citrus juices combine for a zesty flavour. This light and…

  • 3 Ways to Curb Night Time Snacking

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    There’s no doubt that regardless of how much you exercise or how well you eat, excessive snacking or poor snacking habits can weaken your efforts. Therefore, adopting healthy snacking habits is critical in achieving optimal metabolic and physical benefits. As you read this article, you’ll learn how to curb night snacking. Treat Snacks as Meals…

  • Spinach Salmon Salad: A Bountiful Balance

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    Dietary nutrition expert Catherine Coccia believes the best way to construct a salad is to “incorporate a mix of vegetables, fruits, protein, whole grains and dairy.” She also mentions the importance of including at least some good fat, in the form of monounsaturated fats. It is believed by nearly all dietitians that creating a salad,…

  • Banana-Nut Energy Bar For Runners

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    Energy bars are convenient snack, but some store-bought energy bars may contain a little too much artificial sweeteners. Home-made energy bars are actually really easy to make. This recipe contains only healthy whole foods that are packed with all natural ingredients that allow the body to create energy on its own. Ingredients 2 large overripe…

  • Breakfast in 15 minutes: 4 Breakfast Ideas to Kickstart Your Day

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    It’s hard enough to drag yourself out of bed at 5am to go for a run, let alone think of creating a breakfast. However, there are numerous reasons why breakfast is important for people, especially runners. Having a hearty breakfast kickstarts your metabolism and provides a burst of energy that will wake you up. Here…