Alexandra Williams, MA

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA, works in the Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department at UC Santa Barbara with a lot of students who need to improve their nutritional intake.

Recent Posts

American Fitness Magazine

A Matter of Taste: Why Some People Eat More

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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

New Year, New Clients, New Assessment Questions

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Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. “Without objective information to work from, coaching a client to better health and wellness is like throwing darts blindfolded and hoping one will eventually hit a bull’s-eye,” ...
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CPT Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

Can Vitamin E and Exercise Help Kids Learn?

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One hundred twenty adolescents in Saudi Arabia ages 15–18 were assessed by scientists who were curious to discover if a link exists between vitamin E intake, school performance and exercise. Told not to alter their eating or activity habits, the teens ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

Hunger Nixing Trick: Replace Refined Carbs with Avocado

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Avocados may be one solution to manage hunger and aid in metabolic control, according to findings from the Center for Nutrition at Illinois Institute of Technology. In a crossover clinical trial with 31 adults classified as overweight/obese, researchers ...
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The Effect of Social Media on Kids' Snack Choices

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The news isn’t good regarding the influence of social media on the foods children prefer. In a study published in Pediatrics (2019; 143 [4]) of 176 children ages 9–11, doctoral candidate Anna Coates of the University of Liverpool found that the youth who ...
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Research Study Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

Fall for Fish: Eat to Beat Autumn Asthma

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As a fitness professional, you’re likely familiar with exercise-induced asthma (EIA) or exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), which can cause symptoms like wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath or a tightness in the chest—particularly in cold, ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

The Mighty Mango: Its Role in Exercise Performance

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Originally published in the Summer 2019 issue of American Fitness Magazine. After 15 days of supplementation with a combination of peanut husk extract (luteolin) and mango leaf extract (mangiferin), a group of healthy male university students from Spain ...
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