Weight Loss Nutrition

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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Holidays Nutrition

A Healthy Approach to Eating During the Holiday Season

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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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.
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Fitness Nutrition

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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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2019

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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social media Nutrition American Fitness Magazine Fall 2019

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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diet Nutrition

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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Certified Personal Trainer Nutrition American Fitness Magazine Fall 2019

What Personal Trainers Wish Clients Knew About Nutrition

Andrea Cirignano 0
As a physical trainer, your clients hire you to help them reach a goal, and you commit just as much time and effort as (if not more than) they do. However, sometimes even the most dedicated clients are completely clueless when it comes to diet and ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Is Fructose Actually Bad For You? 5 Truths You Need to Know

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Over the last 10-15 years, there has been a lot of discussion about the role that fructose plays in many of our chronic health issues, including obesity, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and many others. However, most of these discussions are ...
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Research Study Nutrition American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Fall 2019

Fall for Fish: Eat to Beat Autumn Asthma

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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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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