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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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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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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CPT Nutrition American Fitness Magazine

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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