Nutrition

Is Peanut Butter Actually Healthy for You?

Sohee Lee
Sohee Lee
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Ahh, peanut butter. If you were to ask most personal trainers or nutrition coaches for their opinion on this very popular spread, I’d be willing to bet that a majority of them would be able to tell you at least one or two of their favorite foods to eat ...
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4 Key Health Benefits of Almonds

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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We live in an age of “miracle foods," where we proclaim certain foods to have magical properties and that consuming them in your daily life is a cure-all for most health problems. Sadly, this isn't true.  Yet, even though there aren’t “miracle foods” or ...
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Red Wine: Is it Good for Your Heart?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Valentine’s Day is here and many of us may be celebrating with a glass or two of red wine. But is red wine healthy for our bodies? Many speculate red wine can help prevent heart disease and other chronic diseases; is this true? Let’s take a closer look ...
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A Sensible Approach to Dietary New Year's Resolutions

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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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 ...
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Does the Glycemic Index Work for Fat Loss?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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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. 
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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Metabolism

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Become an expert in metabolism, diets, and a whole range of nutritional components with a Nutrition Certification from NASM.  We often hear people say, “I have a slow metabolism” or “they just have a fast metabolism,” and we all nod our head in ...
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Can Vitamin E and Exercise Help Kids Learn?

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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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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Hunger Nixing Trick: Replace Refined Carbs with Avocado

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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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

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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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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5 Secrets About High-Fat Diets

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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High-fat diets have surged in popularity over the last several years, and many nutrition coaches have utilized them with clients for weight loss. Despite their recent popularity, they are not new diets. They have been used over the last century in ...
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