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.



  • 3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Lentils

    Want an easy and affordable way to boost your health and add some glamour to your diet? Coming in a wide variety of colors and sizes, lentils are just the thing!

  • 3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat More Peanut Butter

    Food fads come and go, but peanut butter is forever. And with good reason.

  • The 40 Best Low-Carb Foods

    There's more to low-carb life than chicken and broccoli. This list of satisfying, fitness-boosting foods will help keep your carbohydrates (and cravings) in check.

  • Top 40 High-Protein Foods For Bodybuilding

    Whether you're paleo, vegan, or counting macros, everybody needs protein. Build muscle, control hunger, and banish taste-bud boredom with the definitive list of high-protein foods for all diets.

  • Stop Throwing Away These Vitamin-Rich Foods!

    You know that part of a fresh vegetable you cut off and discard? You may want to rethink adding to your compost heap once you discover how many vitamins and minerals you're wasting.

  • Are You Deficient in Vitamin D or Vitamin A?

    Vitamin D and vitamin A are both crucial for optimal health and performance. A vitamin deficiency in either can impact both your health and your performance in the gym! Here's how to make sure you're getting enough.

  • The Best Brain-Boosting Fitness Foods

    If you're looking for a mental edge in the gym, here are 8 key foods for the fitness-minded bodybuilder.

  • 3 Novel Ways To Eat Sweet Potatoes

    People often think of sweet potatoes as a fall and winter food but, with the right recipes, it makes a crazy-good dish all year!

  • 3 Reasons and 3 Ways to Eat Bananas

    Bananas get a bad rap from a lot of fitness fans. Although sugary, this tropical fruit provides some seriously positive health benefits.

  • 4 Reasons And 3 Ways To Spice Up Your Meals

    Want to shed fat, live longer, and make your meals more exciting and satisfying? Here's why, when mealtime rolls around, it's time to turn up the heat.

  • 3 Protein Pops To Keep You Cool In The Heat

    Summer heat getting to you? Chill out with these frosty popsicles that play by the nutritional rules.

  • Get Your Grill On With These 3 Protein-Packed Vegetarian Foods

    Just because you're a vegetarian, or aren't in the mood for meat, doesn't mean you can't fire up the grill. These unexpected, protein-rich, and hella tasty recipes will show you and your guests that there's life beyond the cheeseburger.

  • The 3 Best Seafoods To Cook This Summer

    Want to upgrade your diet and add a bit more summer to your summer menu? Cast your line for any or all of these nutritious seafood options, then head to the kitchen and create these refreshing dishes.

  • 3 Reasons to Fire Up the Grill on the 4th of July

    Planning your next cookout? This time, skip the beef burgers and try something new! Experience the thrill of the grill with these red-hot recipes.

  • 3 Ways To Power Up Your Oatmeal

    Want to reap the health benefits of this breakfast staple without boring your palate? Sidestep oatmeal burnout with these high-powered oat recipes.

  • 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!