Recent Posts by Timothy Frie, M.S.

    Coach Resource: Dietary Guidelines for Postpartum Women + 9 Delicious Nutrient-Packed Foods 

    The stage right after having a baby, called the postpartum period, can be a time of emotion, confusion, excitement, and change for new mothers. 

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    13 of the Best Podcasts for Holistic Health and Nutrition Coaches

    Currently, there are over two million podcasts available for you to listen to. With that incredibly wide selection, it can be difficult to select podcasts that add to your health, nutrition, and wellness knowledge or provide insight into effective coaching strategies and entrepreneurial trends. 

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    Health Coach Resource: How to Reduce Exposure to 10 Common Environmental Toxins

    Environmental toxins, or chemical pollutants, are chemicals that are found in the environment due to natural processes or pollution resulting from manufactured products and processes. Sometimes, they are called environmental chemicals since they are only toxic once they reach certain levels in the body and start affecting normal biological processes. 

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    Beyond Nutrition and Fitness: Other Factors that Affect Our Health

    For most people, the first two things that come to mind when thinking about how to improve their health are eating better and improving fitness levels. 

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    How Dietary Factors Influence Disease Risk: How to Integrate Knowledge and Practice

    Hippocrates, the ancient Greek philosopher and father of medicine, famously said, “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.”

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    A Guide to Food and Nutrition Security in the US for Health and Wellness Professionals 

    Every year, over 10 million people die of hunger and diseases related to hunger worldwide. 

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    How Childhood Adversity Affects Our Bodies & Why It’s Important for Health & Wellness Professionals

    Most people experience stress regularly. Stress, when managed adequately, can help people feel motivated, achieve goals, and adapt to changing conditions. However, in contrast to moderate, short-term stress that most people experience regularly, some people are subject to a type of stress called toxic stress, which can result from traumatic events in childhood.

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    An Introduction to Chronic Diseases in the US for Health and Wellness Professionals

    Six in ten people in the United States have a chronic disease. 

    Four in ten people have two or more chronic diseases. 

    Chronic diseases have the potential to affect all dimensions of a person’s health and wellness. 

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    The Fundamentals of Plant-Based Cooking Oils for Nutrition and Wellness Professionals 

    Edible oil has been the subject of debate by nutrition, gastronomic, and food scientists alike. 

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