Have a Client Struggling with Poor Posture? Here’s How to Fix It

    When you meet a new client, one of the first things you should look out for is their ability to maintain proper posture.

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    4 Ways to Measure Your Client’s Exercise Intensity

    There’s an art to managing your client’s exercise intensity.

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    Healthy Fall Foods to Include in Your Client’s Meal Plan

    As warm weather, summer cookouts, and spontaneous beach trips make way for the cool breeze, amber-red fallen leaves, and the irresistible smell of pumpkin spice lattes … there's no denying our transition into the most charming season of the year: fall.

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    Important Things to Remember When Working with Clients Who Have Autoimmune Disease

    Every diagnosis brings on unique challenges. As an individual becomes aware of symptoms affecting their wellbeing, navigates the health system, receives a diagnosis, and then learns to manage the disease, the way they see their body and interact with their environment may change significantly.

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    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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