The Science of Orange-Colored Fruits and Vegetables

    When fall rolls around, the color orange suddenly seems to be dominating our spaces. From the parks with orange and yellow-colored trees to our porches and homes decorated with orange pumpkins and fall decor to even our refrigerators, orange-colored produce is a favorite for fall recipes. 

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    The Science and Benefits of Consuming Locally Seasonal Produce 

    Eating local, seasonal produce has tremendous benefits for your nutrition, the environment, the local economy, and even your bank account. 

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    Fitness Trackers and Smartwatches: Can They Improve Your Client’s Health?

    It wasn’t all that long ago when all “wearable fitness technology” meant was a simple pedometer—capable only of measuring an individual’s step count. But now? Technology has advanced so significantly that there are two separate categories of wearables:

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    Integrative and Holistic Factors that Contribute to Autoimmune Disease

    Autoimmune diseases are those that develop in conditions where the body’s cells are unable to distinguish between pathogenic cells and its own cells. The result: The immune system destroys its own cells. 

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    AFPA Graduate of the Month: Jenna Johnson, Holistic Nutritionist

    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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    8 Condiments With Big Health Benefits To Add To Your Meal Plan

    Chefs, cooks, foodies, food historians, and other people passionate about food will tell you - condiments give life to food. 

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    Inspiring Consistent Wellness Even As Seasons Change

    What Is “Consistent Wellness?”

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    How Social Media Influences Our Eating Habits

    These days, spending time on social media platforms is a common experience among people of all generations. It is unusual to find someone who has access to the internet and doesn’t have a profile on at least one social media platform. In fact, the question that divides generations isn’t so much about whether they are on social media or not, but which platforms they use and like best. 

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    5 Ways to Increase a Client's Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT)

    Does your client lead a sedentary lifestyle?

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    4 Strategies to Keep Your Personal Training Clients on Track for Better Results

    For a while, your client was making great progress toward their fitness goal (be it increasing muscle mass, losing fat, getting stronger, etc.). But suddenly, it all stops. What do you do?

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