We are fans of nutrient rich and satisfying food. There is an overwhelming amount of information on the web regarding food and diet choices. This is the first offering of our favorite references, soon to be followed by recipes and nutrition tips to improve your performance on and off the bike.
Some basic nutrition principles and themes we follow:
- Choosing nutrient rich and satisfying meats and vegetables
- Avoiding unnecessary/artificial sugars
- Eating organic and not processed food
- Deriving energy from fat and protein instead of carbs when possible
Below are 3 of our favorite authors and experts we highly recommend exploring and following in your pursuit of healthy food choices. You'll see their articles shared and linked often in our social media posts.
Mark Sisson - A former elite endurance athlete who has made health and fitness his life’s work. His site - Marks Daily Apple is the result of his work as an independent researcher, critical thinker, motivator, and communicator—getting people to take responsibility for their health and fitness. His book below is one I've gifted many times to friends and family.
Chris Kresser - A globally recognized leader in the fields of ancestral health, Paleo nutrition, and functional and integrative medicine. He has been named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness, along with Michelle Obama, Michael Pollan, Dr. Andrew Weil, Tim Ferriss, Mark Sisson, Robb Wolf and Dr. Mercola. His book below provides a clear and feasible game plan for changing the way you look, find and cook food. His website provides a wealth of information including recipes and articles to enjoy.
Dr. Mercola - For over 20 years, he has aimed to do the following:
- Providing the most up-to-date natural health information and resources that will most benefit you and,
- Expose corporate, government, and mass media hype that diverts you away from what is truly best for your health and often to a path that leads straight into an early grave.
His comprehensive website provides information ranging from growing your own food to what you should really know about how food is labeled and marketed to consumers.