11 Lifestyle Changes That Will Boost Your Mental Health

By Cathy Scarlett | Mar 24, 2017 9:00 AM

When thinking about personal development, many people focus on just the physical aspect. Numerous resources solely focus on helping us motivate ourselves to work out or find healthy recipes.However, there is no doubt that physical and mental health are intricately linked, and that the state of both greatly influence our quality of life.

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7 Ways to Build Your Part-Time Wellness Consultant Business

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Mar 22, 2017 8:00 AM

You decided to take your passion for wellness and turn it into an endeavor that will enrich others—congrats on taking that major step!

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Top Ten Best and Worst Foods for MS Multiple Sclerosis

By Amy Occhipinti | Mar 21, 2017 8:00 AM

As defined by The National MS Society Multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system (CNS), which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. The exact antigen — or target that the immune cells are sensitized to attack — remains unknown, which is why MS is considered by many experts to be "immune-mediated" rather than "autoimmune."

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7 Low Calorie Tips to Spice Up Your Meal

By Demmy James | Mar 17, 2017 9:00 AM


When people think of diets and in particular, low-calorie meals, they tend to think of bland and boring snacks. I truly believe that this is a big reason as to why people struggle to lose weight and eat healthy – because they actually think it is near impossible to eat low calorie food and enjoy it.

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A Career in Fitness: Personal Training Statistics & Facts

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Mar 15, 2017 8:00 AM

If you've been considering a career as a fitness trainer, now is the time to get started. People are more interested than ever in taking charge of their health, and that’s causing a continued boom in personal training.

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7 Daily Habits to Gain Self-Confidence and Better Health

By Cathy Scarlett | Mar 11, 2017 11:24 AM

Many people are impressed by self-confident people.  They wonder how and where they derive their unrelenting guts.  What exactly is self-confidence?  Simply, it is the ability and the power to believe in oneself. When one believes he or she can, nothing and no one can convince him otherwise.

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Gluten Free is Getting Out Of Hand

By Jennifer Malecha | Mar 8, 2017 8:12 AM

Have you jumped on the gluten free bandwagon?  Does your cupboard and fridge contain numerous “gluten free” items?  Did you know that those “apparently healthy” gluten free items could still be causing your weight gain, low energy, brain fog, anxiety, depression, digestive issues and contributing to other health issues? 

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The Top 5 Factors That Determine Your Income as a Nutritionist

By Claire Riley, B.S. | Mar 8, 2017 8:00 AM

How much money can you really make as a nutritionist? It’s a question that comes up a lot. You might be on a mission to help people learn to eat healthier to lose weight, reduce risk factors for chronic disease, improve body composition, or simply develop sustainable and healthy eating habits. It’s rewarding work. But you also want to be well-compensated for the hours you spend coaching and training clients, developing meal plans, and providing other services.

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What Skills Do You Need to Become a Certified Personal Trainer?

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Mar 7, 2017 8:00 AM

Personal trainers are often their own greatest assets, advertisements and selling points. But why? Is it because of their approach and technique? Or is it because they exemplify the standards of health and fitness through proper nutrition and training? Perhaps it's a combination of all of the above.

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A Career in Nutrition: Nutrition Consulting Statistics and Facts

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Mar 1, 2017 8:00 AM

What’s your reason for pursuing a career in nutrition? If you’re totally honest, there’s probably more than one.

Maybe your own experience with nutrition, food choices, and your health led you down this career path. Or maybe you naturally gravitated to nutrition consulting because you know what a difference a healthy diet can make. And you probably like helping people develop healthy habits, learn to make smart food choices, and transform their body, their health, and their life.

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