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. More about Matt at


  • 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!

  • 3 Reasons Quinoa Is A Damn-Near-Perfect Fitness Food

    Boost your health and fitness gains by adding quinoa to your shopping cart more often.

  • 5 Healthy Alternative Flours

    Say goodbye to nutritionally bankrupt refined white flour once and for all, and not a moment too soon. These grinds have serious flour power!

  • 3 Main Courses You Can Make With Quinoa

    Don't let quinoa remain a sorry side dish at family get-togethers. Instead, make it the main attraction at your next meal!

  • Are You Getting All You Need From Protein?

    To building muscle, it's not enough to just consume lots of protein. You've got to make sure that protein contains the most important muscle-building amino acid of all. Here are four great ways to get it.

  • Turn Up Your Health With Turmeric!

    Turmeric brings some impressive health benefits to the table. Here's why you should eat it more often—and a few delicious ways to do so.

  • 3 Peanut Butter Alternatives To Go Nuts For!

    Peanut butter is great, but why stop there? You need to try these three delicious, health-hiking nut and seed butters!

  • Your 3 Biggest Flaxseed Questions Answered

    Make sure you absorb the nutrient goodness flaxseed has to offer by learning which type to buy and how to store it!

  • 6 More Ways To Kick Your Workout Up A Notch With Coffee!

    Kick up the flavor of your next meal by trying one of these coffee-inspired recipes!

  • 3 New Ways To Eat More Workout-Boosting Beets

    Borscht and juice aren't the only ways to consume your beets. Try one of these beet recipes to kick up your health—and your workouts.

  • How Much Protein Should You Consume Post-Workout?

    New research reveals just how much protein you need after a workout to optimize muscle building.

  • The 5 Best Dairy-Free Calcium Sources

    If you and dairy don't mix well, don't have a cow. You can still meet your calcium needs by choosing some of these excellent dairy-free sources!

  • Top Your Salads With These 3 Alternative Protein Sources!

    Sick of the same old grilled-chicken salads? Mix up your muscle-building fuel source with one of these high-protein toppings!

  • 3 Healthy New Ways To Get Your Coffee Fix

    There's no reason to restrict the many health benefits of coffee to your morning mug. Try one of these coffee-infused recipes today to kick up your meal!

  • 3 Ways To Eat More Winter Squash

    Squash poor health and low energy with these winter wonders!

  • The 5 Best Protein-Packed Exotic Meats

    Tired of beef and chicken? Up your muscle-building protein intake with these nutritious and flavorful alternatives!

  • 3 Ways To Eat More Rotisserie Chicken

    Take the fuss out of perfectly cooked poultry. Start purchasing the tasty, versatile rotisserie chicken!

  • 5 Reasons To Fill Your Day With Flaxseed!

    Flaxseeds contain all the makings for an entire plant and are a treasure trove of healthy nutrients. Further proof that Mother Nature is quite the multitasker!

  • 3 Novel High-Protein Seafood Options

    Salmon and tilapia are the face of high-protein seafood options, yet several other seafood choices offer even more protein. Start eating these 3 high-protein swimmers today!

  • Boost Your Health With These 3 Fall Foods!

    The season is quickly changing, and so is the bounty of in-season produce. Stock up on these stellar fall foods and experience a slew of health benefits!

  • The 5 Best Non-Seafood Sources Of Omega-3 Fats!

    Fish are a great source of beneficial omega-3 fats, but they're not the only one. Incorporate one of these 5 non-seafood options to continue reaping the benefits of omega-3s!

  • 3 Meats With The Most Protein Per Bite!

    If you need to boost your protein, meat is a great place to start. These 3 sources will give you more protein per serving than any other! 

  • 5 Worst Foods You Can Eat Before Bedtime

    Avoid late-night dietary disasters that can ruin your physique and even your sleep. Here are the 5 worst offenders, and 5 great alternatives for when you've got the munchies.

  • The 5 Best High-Protein Cuts Of Steak

    Even though they're all from the same animal, not all steaks are cut from the same cloth. Here are the best high-protein cuts of beef that won't butcher your fitness goals!

  • 40 High-Fiber Foods You Must Try

    Win the battle of the bulge and boost your health by including the 40 best high-fiber foods. Here's what to add to your cart at the supermarket.

  • 5 Best Foods To Boost Your Mood!

    Here are 5 good-for-you foods that will help to boost your mood!

  • The 5 Healthiest Types Of Rice

    Some varieties of rice better fuel your energy needs and your health than others. Here's what you need to know about your best choices.

  • The Ultimate List Of 40 Low-Carb Foods

    If you're watching your waistline, here are the best low-carbohydrate foods to help keep the fat off. Add them to your shopping list!

  • 5 Ways To Add Super-Healthy Chia Seeds To Your Diet

    Aware of the health benefits of chia seeds, but unsure how to use them? Here are a handful of easy ways to sneak more into your everyday diet.

  • The Best Vitamin-Packed Foods: E and K

    Find out why fat-soluble vitamins E and K are crucial to your health, and which foods you can seek out to meet your daily goal!

  • The Best Vitamin-Packed Foods: B-2 And B-3

    Find out why the under-the-radar vitamins riboflavin and niacin are crucial for optimal energy production—and which foods you can seek out to meet your daily goal!

  • Keep Up With Kefir's Many Health Benefits!

    When it comes to dairy, sour has some serious fire power.

  • 5 Best Foods To Help You Sleep Better!

    Trouble sleeping? Check your diet. Eating particular foods can set you up for a blissful night in dreamland.

  • The Best Food Sources of Vitamins C and B-1

    Vitamin C is essential for supporting a strong immune system, and vitamin B-1 is crucial for optimal energy production. Here are the best foods you should seek out to meet your daily intake goals!

  • The 4 Best Kitchen Tools For Fast, Healthy Meals

    Stop wasting kitchen space on nasty old frying pans and one-hit-wonder gadgets. Here are 4 must-have kitchen tools every healthy cook needs!

  • Are These High-Sugar Foods Ruining Your Beach Body?

    Think you're eating healthy to prepare for summer? Think again. You may be sabotaging your goals with these sugary foods.

  • The 5 Cheapest Health Foods Money Can Buy

    Eating healthy doesn't have to be pricey; even penny pinchers can load up on nutrient-dense foods. Here's how!

  • 5 Reasons You Should Eat More Chia Seeds

    Ancient Aztec warriors relied on this mighty seed to ready them for battle. Besides wanting to be cool like an Aztec, here are 5 more reasons to eat chia seeds!

  • The Ultimate List Of 40 High-Protein Foods!

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