Recent Posts by Claire Riley, B.S.

    B.S. Exercise Physiology

    17 Summer Recipes for A Raw Foods Diet

    If you’re rocking a raw foods diet and need some cooling summer recipes, we’ve got a list of 17 you’re going to love. What is a raw foods diet? Raw foods are those that are not cooked or consumed at more than 118 degrees Fahrenheit (~47 degrees Celsius). In most cases, the raw foods diet comprises the consumption of foods that haven’t been heated at all, although, in some cases, dehydration is used.

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    What are the Best Hormone Balancing Foods? Tips for Getting Started

    Is your body feeling out of whack for no discernible reason? The problem might be your hormones. Imbalanced hormone levels can lead to a host of health problems, from inflamed skin to mental stress and extra belly fat. Getting your hormone levels back under control can clear up these issues, and your diet is the perfect place to start. But what are the best hormone balancing foods for restoring your health? Let’s dive into the details.

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    What to Look for in an Online Health Coach Certification Course

     

    Becoming a health coach can be a satisfying and rewarding career choice in a fast-growing field, but where do you start?

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    8 Benefits of Chia Seeds and Why You Should Include Them in Your Diet

    Did you survive the 1990s without owning a chia pet? Those funky decorations are making a comeback, but not for the reasons you think. This time, the seeds themselves get all the credit. Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are a surprisingly nutritious, versatile cooking ingredient, and they can be effortlessly incorporated into almost any recipe.

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    What is Functional Nutrition?

    Modern nutrition science likes to pretend that it simplifies the age-old question of what’s for dinner. In reality, most of us are more confused than ever. If you’re sick of struggling to sift through contradictory advice about optimal eating plans, it’s time to adopt a different framework- functional nutrition.
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    Want to Work Out With Your Dog? Try These Exercises

    Did you know an estimated 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese, according to the Associate for Pet Obesity Prevention? If Fido isn’t getting enough exercise, are you making time to work out, go to the gym, or get outside?

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    What You Should Know Before Pursuing a Career in Nutrition Counseling

     

    Although discussing topics like macronutrients and meal prep is an important part of nutrition counseling, there is much more to the profession than the nitty-gritty details of what’s on someone’s plate.

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    What are the Best Ways to Boost the Immune System?

    Flu season is upon us, meaning that you might be giving your immune system more thought than usual. Your immune system generally works so well to defend your body against germs and disease that you barely notice it. However, a lapse in this protection can quickly cause concern.

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    7 Strategies to Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

    Losing weight can be boiled down to a simple principle of burning more calories than you are eating. If you’re looking to lose weight, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of counting calories in order to drop body fat. But in many cases, this isn’t practical.

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    5 Ways to Take Advantage of the $3.4 Trillion Health and Wellness Industry


    Demand for health and wellness is higher than ever, and growing fast. The Global Wellness Institute, a research firm that focuses on areas like healthy eating, fitness, and anti-aging efforts, notes that wellness is a $3.4 trillion market. That makes it nearly three times larger than the $1 trillion worldwide pharmaceutical industry.

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