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Drinking Soup Out of Bowl
Nutrition

Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Differences in taste perception may explain, in part, why people diagnosed with obesity tend to eat more than their counterparts with a lower body mass index, according to researchers at the University of Iowa. Recently, a team at UI conducted

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Throwing dart blindfolded
Nutrition

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,” says Andrew Payne, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, CNC, an Arizona-based fitness education expert

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Plates of Food on Kitchen Table
Holiday FitnessNutrition

For many people, clients and coaches alike, the start of a new year means a fresh outlook and often, resolutions to change or improve certain areas of your life. Sadly, many New Year’s resolutions don’t end up being overly successful. Depending on the statistics you look at, anywhere from 60-80%

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Bowl of fruit, toast, and glass of orange juice
Nutrition

The glycemic index is a measure of how fast or how slow, food increases your blood sugar. The higher the number, the faster your blood sugar increases in response to a given food; the lower the number, the slower your blood sugar increases.  Here is a list of some common

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Dinner Table with Cookies and Holiday Decorations
Holiday FitnessHolidaysNutrition

The holiday season can be a stressful time to adhere to a regular diet schedule. There are holiday parties, travel, an abundance of holiday goodies lying around the house, and there is more time spent indoors and less time exercising. Holiday Weight Gain It might be for these reasons that

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