Recent Posts by Amy Occhipinti, M.S.

    Careers in Nutrition: What Can I Do With a Nutrition Certification?

    After you’ve put in the work, learned in-depth and evidence-based insights about nutrition, and earned your certification, you may be left with one big question: What happens now?

    With a nutrition certification, you’re holding an entry pass to a breadth of different opportunities. From career tracks to specializations, you can use your certification to explore what you really want to do—and make a meaningful impact on client lives at the same time.

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    Top Apps and Software that Nutrition Consultants Can Use With Clients

    As a nutrition consultant, you stay on top of nutrition news and studies so that you can discuss the latest trends with clients and be informed about your profession. But are you equally organized when it comes to running your consulting practice as a business? Or empowering your clients to track their nutrition more effectively?

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    7 Prenatal Outdoor Fitness Exercise Ideas

    Committing to an exercise plan while pregnant can provide a wealth of benefits, according to the American Pregnancy Association. The organization notes that fitness can improve overall health and wellness, and also alleviate some common discomforts of pregnancy. It can even make labor and delivery easier.

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    How to Build Trust with Nutrition Counseling Clients

    Attracting clients is vital for any nutrition counseling business, but it’s retention that’s the true mark of success. As you build trust with clients, not only do they become long-term professional relationships, but they are also much more likely to refer friends and family. In turn, building trust among those referrals keeps your appointment schedule filling up.

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    The 5 Biggest Career Change Mistakes People Make in the Health and Wellness Industry

     

    Deciding on a career path and sticking to it until retirement used to be the norm, but these days, it’s more likely to be the exception. Career changes abound now across a breadth of industries, and for some people, a college degree may be just a starting point.

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    How to Land an Internship That Leads to a Career in Health and Wellness

    When Katlynn Ferreira landed a nutrition-related internship at a hospital in Massachusetts, she was excited. It fit her plan for pursuing a career in health and wellness perfectly.

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    Careers in Health and Wellness: How to Break Into the Industry

     

    Since you are passionate about health and wellness, it makes sense that you might contemplate shifting into becoming part of that world, rather than just an observer. But how do you break into an industry, especially if you have zero experience in it?

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    How to Land Your First Holistic Nutrition Client

     

    You’ve researched and explored holistic nutrition, and now you’re ready to turn that passion into a profession. But when it comes to working with clients and sharing your insights, where do you begin?

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    Tips for a Successful Online Holistic Health Coach Business

    Becoming a holistic health coach can be a rewarding and satisfying long-term career. Coaching people to achieve higher levels of health brings personal meaning to your work as you apply your research and experiences in nutrition to improve the lives of others.

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    How to Build a Referral Program for Your Nutrition Consulting Business


    Having a solid client base is one of the most important aspects of a sustainable business, and being active on social media will only take you so far toward building your consulting practice. That’s where referrals come in.

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