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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    Leaky Gut Diet: 10 Foods to Heal Leaky Gut & Foods to Avoid

    If you’re in tune with the health and fitness industry, you’ll hear the phrase gut health repeated often. Why is this buzzword garnering tons of attention? Why is gut health so important?

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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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    9 Holiday Promotion Ideas for Nutrition & Fitness Professionals

    As the new year approaches, people are starting to think about how they will combat the effects of the rich foods and lack of exercise that accompany the holidays. A blank slate of New Year’s resolutions loom on the horizon, and people are ready to take back control of their health. It’s the perfect opportunity to engage with a very interested audience at just the right time.

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    15 Tips for How to Attract Health Coaching Clients

    Forging a business in the health and wellness industry isn’t easy, even for certified professionals. Though there’s tremendous competition to secure clients and establish yourself as a health expert, the rewards of helping others (and making a living while doing it) are well worth it for many professional health coaches.

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    10 Apps and Software That Nutrition Consultants Can Use With Clients

    As a nutrition consultant passionate about helping others live a healthier lifestyle, you stay on top of the latest trends so you can provide the best experience for your clients. Your expertise is second to none, but are you also staying on top of the nutrition coaching apps and software to help you attract more clients and improve client relationships?

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    Which Health and Fitness Business Niche is Right for You?

    With the rise in healthy living, the need for personal trainers, health coaches, and nutritionists is greater than ever before. While it’s an exciting time for successful business owners, the tremendous growth of the market also means more competition for entrepreneurs in the space.

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    Athletic Amenorrhea: Women at Risk

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published March 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    It is estimated that up to 45 percent of female athletes in certain sports experience menstrual irregularity, also referred to as Athletic Amenorrhea. Within the last 20 years, our society has witnessed a significant increase in the level of athletic participation by women and as a result, women are more aware of the changes experienced in their menstrual cycle.

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    What are the Responsibilities of a Nutritionist?

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published July 2015 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    As a nutrition consultant, you have a unique opportunity to help your clients develop better eating habits, achieve their weight-loss and fitness goals and ultimately maintain healthy and fulfilling lifestyle changes. "Proper nutrition is essential to healthy living and overall well-being," writes the staff at Livestrong. "A nutritionist can play an important role in your health by evaluating your diet and offering you personalized advice." It's also an opportunity to help inspire others and encourage them to shape a happier and healthier outlook.

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