Better Body Sports Nutrition


Health Tip: Snack After Sports
As you're packing your child's bag with sports gear, don't forget some healthy snacks. These foods play an essential role in keeping your child fit and fueled on the field.
'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find
Your heart health may depend, at least in part, on the sidewalks and public transportation available in the community where you live, two new studies suggest.
Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth
Even sugar-free sodas, sports drinks and candy can damage your teeth, a new study warns.
7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports
School sports play a major role in many lives, and for players and parents alike it's important to know how to reduce the risk of injuries, a sports medicine doctor says.
Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life
If you want to try to extend your life, a new study suggests that taking up racquet sports might help.
Navigating Ski Slopes Safely
Many people head for the slopes at the first sign of snow, but it's important to get into shape and take other safety precautions to ensure winter sports are fun and injury-free, the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) cautions.
Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls
When it comes to reporting a sports-related concussion, high school boys are less likely to speak up than high school girls, new research reveals.
America's New Dads Are Older Than Ever
New dads may sport a few more gray hairs than in years past, a U.S. study finds.
Don't Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections
Organized sports provide a wide range of benefits for children and teens. But there's a risk of infections if certain safety measures aren't followed, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) warns.
20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion
As many as one in five U.S. teens may have suffered a concussion, and contact sports might often be the cause.