Nutrition

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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Nutrition

Red Wine: Is it Good for Your Heart?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Many of us love to drink the occasional 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 at the science.
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Nutrition

Heart-Healthy Diets

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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The leading cause of death in the United States, and the rest of the world, is heart disease (1). While there is some genetic risk for developing heart disease, much of the risk is due to lifestyle, which means you can actively manage a lot of your risk ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

The Sweet Talk on Stevia: Is It Safe to Consume?

Scott Josephson 0
Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. American consumers today have a multitude of options when it comes to choosing low- or no-calorie sweeteners to cut down on sugar and carbs. For those who favor natural products ...
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Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

New Year, New Clients, New Assessment Questions

Alexandra Williams, MA
Alexandra Williams, MA
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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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Fitness Nutrition

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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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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CPT Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

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

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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