Category Archives : Nutrition

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acidic and alkaline foods

Why Maintaining an Alkaline Body Matters for Athletic Performance and Health

An athlete with an overly acidic body will recover more slowly and consequently will experience fatigue. As with any stressor, the acidity will cause the cortisol levels to rise, which will impair sleep and make the problem worse. A sleep-deprived athlete has high cortisol levels and produces lower amounts of the growth hormone, which causes a loss of muscle mass […]


Importance of food for health and performance

Staying healthy and fit appears to be more complicated than it should be. Even though there are many factors involved, not too many people understand the power of food in healing and performance. The majority of people don’t realize how important food choices are for their health even though they all know that health is critical to performance. They don’t […]

Plant-based athlete on the tennis court, strong and lean

The Athlete’s Simple Guide to a Plant-Based Lifestyle Interview

Just a few days ago, I have been interviewed by this amazing lady,  Michele Martinez, at www.TheFruitDoctor.com. Some questions may be a little bit more toward the fitness and physique builders and competitors, but any person, athlete or non-athlete can benefit from the information. I thought I would share it with you, my sweet subscribers, as well. Enjoy. I love […]


Performance Nutrition: Juicing and Omega-3s

The beginning of a new year is always full with new positive ideas, goals, plans, and motivations of many different kinds. Forty-five percent of people set New Year’s resolutions, but only 8% will get through. Almost everybody sets a health goal of some sorts: get leaner, get stronger, get faster, play better tennis, win more matches, lose weight, gain muscles, […]


Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition at Cornell University

Whole Foods Plant Based Nutrition for Optimal Performance and Health

For the past few years, I have been looking more into the nutritional demands for optimal recovery and thus improved athletic performance. I’ve been studying all the different directions and the picture of the final endpoint has been becoming clearer the more I have learned. As a cherry on a top of the cream, I must proudly announce that I […]


Short Foot Exercise to Improve Performance and Prevent Injuries. Love Omega-3s.

Healthy feet are necessary for a top athletic performance. In every step you take— running, stopping, and changing directions—your feet are carrying your body and assisting during the movement. You push off the ground and the forces are transmitted upward in the kinetic chain to your hips and upper body. We often overlook—or even worse, ignore—our feet. If you do […]

Athlete's Best Omega-3 Plus by Suzanna

Release Tight Shoulders and Neck Pain with Upper Back Myofascial Release

Tight Shoulders and Neck? All athletes, high-level or fitness enthusiasts, often push their limits to the extreme. Playing on hard surfaces and the uneven nature of tennis where one side is used more than the other, makes it hard on your body. You need to spend as much time and effort—if not more—on recreating balance and health in your body […]


Chickpea (garbanzo bean) Curry

Light and Healthy Nutrition for Lighter and Healthier Body

Vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes and nuts for better health I have just recently finished reading the book “Healthy at 100” by John Robbins and I was surprised how much this book has affected me. John Robbins looks at different cultures around the world, and studies what the world’s long-lived people have in common. He examines their lifestyle, diet, and attitudes […]