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Peak Performance: The Food Swedes Eat

By Patrice Johnson | August 6, 2012

Photo: autonome

Photo: autonome

With the Swedes dominating over the British in a surprise sailing victory on Sunday, it begs a question for this foodie, “Was it something they ate?”

When friends visit Sweden and ask if there’s anything they can bring back for me, I always ask for the same things: Cheez Doodles, ättika (vinegar much higher in acidity than available in America), and bittermandel (bitter almond extract). Not exactly icons of healthy foodways. Read More

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What Would You Eat? A Look at Olympic-Sized Diets

By Allana Mortell and Diamond Bradley | July 31, 2012

Ryan Lochte

Photo: jdlasica

Performance in the Olympics is everything, but what you consume is as important, if not more so, than everything else. For these athletes you have to treat your body like a car. If you put bad fuel in it, it won’t run well. If you put great fuel in it, it will perform to your ideal expectations and you will lower the chance of burning out. Olympians take this to an entirely new level. Read More

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