Recent Posts by Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D.

    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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    9 Health Benefits of Ginger (Plus 4 Healthy Holiday Recipes)

    Ginger is a tropical flowering plant from the Zingiberaceae family. The root (or rhizome) of the plant is the part that you recognize as the ginger used in supplements and food. It’s spicy, bold, and makes the perfect enhancement to a variety of dishes.

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    11 Strategies to Help You Through the Holidays

    The end-of-year holiday line up can be a fun time, filled with parties, gifts, good times, and family gatherings. However, it can also be difficult to stick to a diet or maintain healthy habits near the end of the year. As your schedule fills up, keep these strategies in mind to make it through the holidays without losing all your healthy habits along the way.

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