Blogging with Dr. Stacy Sims

Are You Draining Your Body’s Battery Power? fueling low energy availability nutrition undernourished Nov 17, 2022

If you’re an active female, chances are you’re at risk for low energy availability and the health consequences it brings. Here’s what you need to know. 

When researchers screen the nutritional intake of female athletes, a staggering percentage are not eating enough to...

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Can (and Should) Women Carb Load? carbohydrate fueling nutrition Aug 05, 2022

What you need to know about the pre-event pasta party.

Women perform best when they’re well-fueled. Anyone who follows me here is clear on that. Women should prioritize protein to make and maintain our muscles. We also need carbs, of course, to fuel our exercise, training, and competition....

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Why Women Need to Prioritize Protein fueling protein supplements Jul 22, 2022

The right amount of this essential macronutrient keeps your female physiology working its best.

Building and maintaining muscle is essential not just for performance but also for health and longevity. Lower muscle mass is associated with increases in metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease,...

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The Power of Plant-Centered Eating fueling intermittent fasting ketogenic diet microbiome vegetarian Feb 09, 2022

Building the foundation of your diet on plants builds a strong foundation for health and performance, especially for women.

Since I spend so much time helping inform how other people should eat for optimal health and performance, many women ask me how I eat. I have been a plant-centered athlete...

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You’re Not a Small Man, But You May Need to Eat Like One! fueling Jan 08, 2022

Research shows that female athletes have the same relative energy requirements as their male counterparts.

As anyone who’s been following me for more than 3 days knows, I’m all about women fueling properly, because the fact is that most active women do not eat enough to support their...

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