When I started running in late 2009, I looked at my diet and noticed a few areas that were out of balance. I had very little variety, and just like in running if you do the same thing over and over it could lead to injury. So I needed to start introducing new foods. I've been successful in doing that, and much happier with the new variety of foods I eat.
To further my knowledge I've been reading books like "The Primal Blueprint" by Mark Sisson. What I like about this book is that it works. I've lost some weight, but that is not what impresses me. Mr. Sisson says we eat to many carbohydrates. So for a few days I cut back on the bread, pasta, and crackers. I immediately dropped over 5 pounds. Cool, but not as cool as this. I did a low carb day with lots of fruit and vegetables. The next day I had oatmeal and a Hammer Recoverite drink for breakfast. That's a good amount of carbohydrates. As Mr. Sisson predicts I crashed and got really hungry. So the next day I avoided the carbs and guess what, no crash and consistent energy!
I also like that he makes a great omelet. In fact, I'm going to go make one for lunch now (I even bought organic eggs specifically for omelet making).