Matthew Kadey, MS, RD


Matthew Kadey is a registered dietitian based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He works full time as a freelance nutrition writer and recipe developer, and is the author of three cookbooks: "Rocket Fuel: Power-Packed Food for Sports + Adventure" (VeloPress 2016), "The Muffin Tin Chef" (Ulysses, 2013) and "The No-Cook, No-Bake Cookbook" (Ulysses, 2014).

He received a master's degree in sports nutrition from Florida State University and won a James Beard Award for food journalism in 2013.



  • 5 Non-Traditional Proteins That Break The Breakfast Mold

    For stronger, bigger muscles and a trim waistline you need breakfast protein, period. Eggs are full of protein, but so are these next-level meals. Tomorrow morning, try something new!

  • The 4 Best Eating Habits To Start This Year

    Need to refresh your diet for 2018? Forget the draconian methods and instead go with these fuss-free eating strategies that will boost your health, spur fat loss, and sprout new muscle all year long.

  • 4 Best New Fitness Foods To Try In 2018

    "Variety is the spice of life" applies to food, too, so broaden your diet (and get healthier in the process) by introducing these unusual foods into your kitchen.

  • 3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Healthy Chocolate

    Want an indulgent treat that won't blow up your diet? It turns out chocolate might be the ultimate cheat food for building a better body.

  • 3 Surprising Twists On Muscle-Building Poultry

    Need a break from an endless string of chicken-breast meals? Put some spark in your dinner routine with these underappreciated types of poultry. Get the nutrition you need to keep healthy and spur muscle growth without that slab of white meat!

  • 3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Cottage Cheese

    Want a food that can sculpt your muscles, strengthen your bones, and keep your metabolism revving? Learn why cottage cheese belongs in your fridge!

  • 3 Healthy Cooking Methods You Shouldn't Overlook

    There are plenty of ways to cook up healthy, flavorful food. Grilling and sautéing are popular go-to cooking styles, but don't forget these tried-and-true alternatives.

  • 3 Novel Ways To Add More Protein To Your Smoothies

    Want to blend up a drink that helps you build muscle even better than your usual protein drink? Shake up your smoothie routine with these three stealth ingredients and recipes.

  • 3 Great Breads For Every Day

    Despite bread's bad rap, you can still eat it and stay lean. Here's how to spot the bread winners and bag the best loaf.

  • How To Choose The Best Yogurt For Your Fitness Goals

    The dairy aisle has never had so many yogurt options. Find out what each form of this ancient food has to offer the modern fit-conscious consumer!

  • The 5 Best Healthy Splurges At The Supermarket

    The supermarket is full of overpriced foods unworthy of your attention or money. But there are certain foods whose nutrient profile and added benefits make them more than worth the extra cash.

  • The 5 Best Foods For Fighting Hunger

    Poor dietary choices can lead to manic munching. Fight back with foods that'll keep you feeling satisfied all day long.

  • 3 Reasons and 3 Ways To Eat Sweet Potatoes

    Want to satisfy your carb cravings, tame your sweet tooth, and feed your body healthy nutrients at the same time? Discover the perks of sweet potatoes, and fall in love with them all over again with these sure-to-please recipes!

  • 4 Ways To Unleash The Superpowers Of Oatmeal

    If, when you think of oatmeal, all you come up with is butter and brown sugar, you've got a universe of new flavors to explore. Here are four recipes to power up your porridge.

  • 5 No-Cook Recipes To Help You Beat The Heat!

    Leave the stove for dead and beat the heat with these 5 delicious no-cook recipes. A full day of easy-to-prepare, high-protein meals is right here!

  • Eat Sardines To Soothe Sore Muscles

    Sardines get a bad rap, but they're actually delicious and nutritious! Find out why you should be eating them, then try one these simple sardine recipes.

  • 3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat More Avocado

    Ah, the miraculous avocado! This fruit does a lot more than make a great guacamole; it can also improve your health. Learn how to choose the right avocado, then whip up one of these creamy recipes!

  • 3 Fatty-In-A-Good-Way Salad and Sandwich Toppings

    Stop spending precious calories on toppings and spreads made with trans fats! Opt instead for nut-butter-derived options that are delicious and good for you!

  • 3 Reasons To Sprinkle More Hempseeds Into Your Diet

    Take your health to new heights by including more hemp seeds in your diet!

  • 5 Hot Drinks To Help Build A Better Body This Winter

    These liquid assets are definitely hot stuff! Use them to stay hydrated and ward off the cold during the long chilly months of winter!