AFPA Graduate of the Month: Parminder Saini, Holistic Health Coach

    During the last 26 years, we’ve certified over 119,000 health, nutrition, and fitness professionals. Each month, we recognize one of our distinguished graduates who use what they have learned to inspire others and make a difference. 

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    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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    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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    7 Steps to Getting Hired as an Online Personal Trainer

    In recent years, and especially since the social distancing recommendations and stay-at-home orders made during the COVID-19 pandemic, people have turned to web-based fitness coaching and personal training services to stay on top of their exercise and physical activity routines. 

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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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    5 Ways Health Coaches Improve People's Wellbeing

    Research has shown that certified health and wellness coaches significantly improve client wellness and patient health outcomes. 

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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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    The Role of Exercise in Managing Diabetes

    Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in the US and many parts of the world. Currently, the CDC reports that over 1 in 10 adults in the US have diabetes, and 1 in 3 have prediabetes or early signs of diabetes development. 

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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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    The Importance of Continuing Education and Professional Development

    All health, wellness, and nutrition coaches know the feeling. After months of studying hard to earn your coach’s certification, you finally did it! A big part of you wants to forget the books and the courses for a while and focus on doing what you love—working with clients and growing your business. 

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