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A Gut Check on Gut Health: What You Need to Know

Joseph Weiss |
Each of us has held beliefs—obtained through observation, experience or even formal education—that were later found to be wrong. In fact, medical schooling begins with a warning:
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The Mighty Mango: Its Role in Exercise Performance

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA |
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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Is Sugar Really Bad For You? Yes and No! Here’s Why

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
Sugar has been in the headlines of popular media sites, the tagline of diet books, and the sole focus of many blogs over the last decade. Despite recent interest from mainstream media and the health industry, sugar has been in the spotlight of nutrition ...
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What is the Mediterranean Diet and Could it Work for You?

Danny Lennon |
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How Nutrition Can Fuel Your Clients' Movement

Amanda Boyer, MS, RDN, CD, NASM-CPT |
First and foremost, the pursuit of health is an individual choice and will look very different from person to person. Second, nutrition and movement are just two tiny pieces to the big pie. Genetics, sleep hygiene, stress, stigma (racism, sexism, ...
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How to Choose the Right Nutrition Certification

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
If you’re interested in becoming a Nutrition Coach, give yourself a pat on the back. You’re entering the field at the right time. Nutrition is a hot topic these days – especially in the fitness world. There is such an overwhelming amount of information ...
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NASM introduces Nutrition Certification

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
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Can You Get Enough Protein (And Other Nutrients) on a Vegan Diet?

Brierley Horton, MS, RD |
FYI: You can find more information on this subject in the NASM course on plant-based diets - which condenses a section of the NASM nutrition certification course into a bite-sized portion. People choose to “go vegan” for a variety of reasons—perhaps they ...
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Turmeric: Health Benefits Revealed

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Turmeric continues to make some impressive health headlines. Best known as the spice behind curry, research is showing how it can potentially play a role in weight loss, along with preventing Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and other conditions.
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Soy 101: Is It Healthy?

Geoff Lecovin |
Ever wonder if soy is healthy? Read on to find out more plus a peek into the foods and products it's in.
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