Diet, Depression, and Anxiety

    Everyone has a downer of a day now and then. The kind where you just have the blues and are feeling low. Similarly, everyone has fears and things that induce nervousness. Find some dietary tips for how to boost your mood in our article How Nutrients Affect Mood and Behavior and the biological pathways they work through in our article This is Your Brain on Food. In this article, the focus is whether or not diet can help treat depression and anxiety.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Doron Willis, Nutrition & Wellness Consultant

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate, we’ve selected 25 grads to showcase. Meet our next featured grad, Doron Willis, an AFPA Nutrition & Wellness Consultant who has built a successful nutrition consultant and fitness training business.

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    How Nutrients Affect Mood and Behavior

    The first article in this series on food and mood explains the chemical basis for how food affects our mood. In this article, we’ll talk more about specific foods and eating habits that affect your mood and the burgeoning field of Nutritional Psychology.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Amilia Brady, Holistic Nutritionist

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate, we’ve selected 25 grads to showcase. Meet our next featured grad, Amilia Brady, an AFPA Holistic Nutritionist and an inspiring mom who reinvented her career path and built her own business.

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    This is Your Brain on Food: The Relationship Between Diet and Mental Health

    We feel what we eat as much as we are what we eat. Our brains are the energy powerhouse for our bodies, so eat well to think and feel well. In this article, we cover: The Brain: Our Energy Powerhouse, How Foods Fuel Moods, and Changing Diet to Maintain Your Mental Health.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Brett Bennett, Master Level Nutrition Consultant

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate, we’ve selected 25 grads to showcase. Meet our next featured grad, Brett Bennett, an AFPA Master Level Nutrition Consultant, who left her career in management consulting to pursue a more fulfilling career in the health, fitness, and nutrition industry.

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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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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Rosie Acosta, Nutrition & Wellness Consultant

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Rosie Acosta, an AFPA Certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant, who's been certified with us for 10+ years and has used to her certification to build a successful health and wellness career.

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    Helping Addicts Through Fitness

    Recovery from substance abuse is extremely stressful both physically and mentally. While most treatments for addiction involve verbal counseling, some addicts may benefit from a more physical, hands-on form of recovery.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Andrew Schuth, Personal Trainer

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Andrew Schuth, an AFPA Personal Trainer, who's been certified with us for 10+ years and has used to his certification to build a successful group fitness and personal training business.

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