Recent Posts by Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D.

    Protect Yourself & Your Clients: 5 Essential Legal Considerations for Health and Wellness Professionals

    Are you ready to hit the ground running with your health, nutrition, or fitness coaching certification?

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    9 Nutrient-Packed Beans, Legumes, and Pulses That Will Add Variety to Your Meals

    Are you looking for some inspiration to add a little variety to your plant-based meals?

    Canned black beans are a convenient go-to plant-based source of protein that is relatively easy to find in most grocery stores. However, there are dozens of different types of beans and legumes you can add to your personal ingredient rotation and recommend to your coaching clients when discussing nutrient-packed choices. 

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    Ultimate Guide to Omega-3, -6, and -9 Fatty Acids for Health and Nutrition Professionals

    As soon as the health and wellness industry started shunning low-fat approaches to health, it also began a love affair with polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids. 

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    10 Best Plant-Based Healthy Snack Ideas For 2021 (Easy & Delicious!)

    Need some inspiration for some delicious and nutritious plant-based snack ideas you and your clients can make in a jiffy? You’ve come to the right place! 

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    A Complete Guide to Celiac Disease for the Holistic Health & Nutrition Coach

    Celiac disease affects 1 in 100 people worldwide. It is also commonly misdiagnosed or undiagnosed, with an estimated 2 million Americans living with celiac disease who don’t know they have it. 

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    Protein Intake: What's the Right Amount?

    It may surprise you to learn that protein intake guidelines have been the subject of debate among nutrition associations, sports nutritionists, medical doctors, and other professionals with an interest in nutrition. 

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    Do Plant-Based Diets Meet Protein Needs?

    There is not a more contentious subject around the discussion about plant-based diets than the protein debate. Skeptics question the quality and quantity of proteins from plant foods and whether they readily meet people’s protein needs. 

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    5 Chronic Health Conditions that May Benefit from a Ketogenic Diet

    The term “keto diet” is one of the most popular food and health-related search terms on the internet. Unlike fad diets, like the master cleanse and the grapefruit diet, which lose popularity almost as quickly as they gain it, the ketogenic diet as a way to lose weight swiftly has maintained widespread popularity for over a decade. 

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    How to Make Healthy Food Delicious

    Health and nutrition coaches commonly encounter people with many misconceptions about what it means to eat healthily.

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    How to Respond to Negative Online Reviews about Your Personal Training & Health Coaching Business

    Every business owner knows that negative reviews are inevitable. You might provide the most exceptional service experience or product in the world, but you still won’t make everyone happy. As much as it stings to see harsh words about your business in print, it’s bound to happen at some point. The key is in how you respond to it and learn from it.

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