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Juicing: Boost Your Immune System to Fight Disease

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Aug 22, 2014 3:38 PM


Juicing: Boost Your Immune System to Fight Disease

According to the CDC’s 2012 data brief, more than 35% of U.S. men and women were obese in 2009–2010. Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States and it is growing larger by the day.  This epidemic can be directly linked to how our culture prioritizes nutrition.  

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Charging the Right Fees For Your Personal Training Services

By AFPA Fitness | Jun 2, 2014 12:24 PM

As seen in AFPA ENews May 23, 2014

The two primary fee structures you’ll use for your personal training business are hourly and flat-fee contract service agreements. While some trainers use one or the other exclusively, most use a combination. It’s a good idea to offer a variety of service

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Impressive New Smartphone Apps in Health & Medicine

By AFPA Fitness | May 21, 2014 3:10 PM

Impressive New Smartphone Apps in Health & Medicine

Smartphones are just about everywhere. In the U.S. alone, more than 91 million Americans now use a smartphone. Of course, these devices are much more than just a phone.

The fact that there are apps for many areas in personal health and medicine is

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Considering a Career as a Holistic Nutritionist?

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Feb 27, 2014 5:05 PM

Are you considering a career as a holistic nutritionist? Or perhaps you already have your credentials and want to know what the next step is to becoming a successful Holistic Nutritionist.

Here are some general questions and answers you may find helpful as to why you may want to pursue a career as a Holistic Nutritionist.

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Why Health Professional's Nutrition Advice May Be Wrong

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Dec 16, 2013 3:31 PM

Is the nutrition advice your are getting from your health professional wrong?

Posted on December 13, 2013 by Stone Hearth News

Many dieters eventually end up weight cycling (yo-yo dieting) or overweight. This paradox may partly be explained by a chemical response to a disturbance in weight homeostasis, which happens when hunger

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Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Dec 13, 2013 10:43 AM

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Reduced Cognitive Decline
Published in November, 2013 issue of Natural Standard's Integrative Medicine Newsletter
Shared here with permission of Natural Standards Research Collaboration ©2013

A recent study suggests that people who consistently adhere to a Mediterranean diet may have a reduced risk for

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Get Kids Excited to Exercise

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Dec 13, 2013 10:15 AM

With so many distractions for kids not to exercise, from video games to computers and the fattening of America taking place at an ever increasing pace, kids are more unfit than any other time in our history.

In major studies during the last ten years, children from the ages of six

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Gluten-Free Immune Booster Soup

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Dec 13, 2013 10:09 AM

Immune Booster Holiday Soup (Gluten-Free)

Melissa McLean Jory, MNT

Here it comes — the on-rushing freight train of holiday cheer. Parties, shopping, family gatherings, cake, cookies, candies, eggnog, overeating. Stress!

One thing leads to another and as the holidays approach, we eat more sweets, drink more wine, sleep less, skip yoga class, and

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The Ultimate Guide to Eating Paleo

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Dec 10, 2013 3:09 PM

Paleo dieting is growing in popularity, but is it actually healthy? And how can we stick to it today? Read on for our ultimate guide to eating paleo in a busy, modern world.


Get health

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The Ultimate Runner's Guide

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Dec 10, 2013 10:41 AM

Looking to hit the road (or trail)? This guide has all the necessary info to keep you going strong, from warm-ups and racing tips to equipment and training. The Ultimate Runner's Guide will help you determine when to run, what to run, where to run and how to run!

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