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    Recent Posts by Amy Occhipinti, M.S.

    What You Need To Know To Become A Certified Nutritionist

    Thanks to your passion for nutrition, you may already be fielding questions from friends, colleagues, and family members about how to make better meal choices or the ways that nutrition can boost well-being on multiple levels. At this point, you may be ready to turn your interest into an actual career—and fortunately, you’d be choosing one that’s on a growth track.

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    What You Can and Can’t Do As a Health & Wellness Coach

    Are you looking to bring your passion for health to the next level, but are struggling with where to begin? Maybe you want to help people eat healthier and get more exercise, but you’re struggling with what steps to take to learn how to do so professionally. If this sounds like you, you’re an excellent candidate to become a certified health & wellness coach.

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    Leaky Gut: What Is It and How Do I Fix It?

    Strange as it is to think of health problems as responsive to fads, the truth is that their prevalence can ebb and flow in popular media. One condition that’s catching attention these days is leaky gut syndrome. While some doctors are adamant that the diagnosis isn’t real, others insist that it’s the explanation for the health problems suffered by thousands. But what is leaky gut, and how can you tell if you have it? We’ll dig into the details below.

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    Micronutrients: Their Importance and The Best Sources

    If you’re concerned about eating the right foods for optimal health, you’ll need to do more than count calories. In our previous article, we touched on the topic of macronutrients and the ways you could maximize your meals to take advantage of them. Here, we will talk about micronutrients; nutritional compounds that are equally important but needed in much smaller quantities.

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    What are Macronutrients? Everything You Need to Know

    If you’ve been in the fitness community for any amount of time, you’ve likely heard about macros.  Understanding the facts behind macros and about your personal nutritional requirements will make a difference in your own health journey.  In this article we’ll explore what macros are, how to know if you’re getting in the right ratios and the best foods for delivering them.

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    How Much Does It Cost To Become a Certified Nutritionist?

    With rates of obesity and chronic disease on the rise, nutritionists play a role that is more important than ever. If you’re ready to become a certified nutritionist, you’re making an important and impactful choice, and the best part is that becoming a certified nutritionist is financially achievable.

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    10 Apps and Software That Health Coaches Can Use with Clients

    If you’re a health coach struggling to keep up with clerical tasks, emails, and paperwork then you need to start using apps and software tools to make your life easier.

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    10 Apps and Software That Nutrition Consultants Can Use With Clients

    As a nutrition consultant passionate about helping others live a healthier lifestyle, you stay on top of the latest trends so you can provide the best experience for your clients. Your expertise is second to none, but are you also staying on top of the apps and software to help you attract more clients and improve client relationships?

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    Career Trends in Holistic Nutrition and Wellness

     

    If you were wondering how you can make a real difference in people’s lives and know that diet and the food we eat is vital in maintaining our health and wellbeing, that the food choices we make affect us greatly, then a career in nutrition might be the right path for you. There are so many options to choose from, you may have heard of Dietician, Nutrition Consultant, Holistic Nutritionist —it’s all so confusing. Read on to learn the various career trends in the field of nutrition.

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    Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Megan Caldwell, Owner of FIT4MOM Cedar Mill

     
    We are excited to share the stories of some of our past AFPA graduates, such as Megan, in our “Find Your Inspiration” blog series.

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