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    25 Things To Know About Plant-Based Nutrition

    We’re kicking off our quarter-of-a-century celebration with 25 things you need to know about eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet. While everybody (and every body) is different, a plant-based approach to eating is scientifically proven to improve health, lower the risk of disease, and much more. Here’s everything you need to know about taking the plant-based plunge:

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    9 Best Foods for People with Crohn’s Disease


    Editor's Note: This post was originally published July 2017 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are always concerned about their dietary choices. However, there is little evidence to suggest that any particular diet causes disease or that it can be cured with specific foods.

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    What Can You Do as a Holistic Health Coach?

    Today, half of all Americans are battling a chronic disease, and one in four have multiple chronic conditions. By 2030, these chronic conditions could cost sufferers upwards of $47 trillion in healthcare spending. The factor that weighs heaviest in chronic conditions? Bad habits.

    Changing habits is hard, and for most people, one habit alone isn’t to blame—it’s multiple negative habits. This is where the holistic health coach plays a powerful role, by helping clients reframe and change a host of negative social, psychological, spiritual, and physical habits.

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    17 Summer Recipes for A Raw Foods Diet

    If you’re rocking a raw foods diet and need some cooling summer recipes, we’ve got a list of 17 you’re going to love. What is a raw foods diet? Raw foods are those that are not cooked or consumed at more than 118 degrees Fahrenheit (~47 degrees Celsius). In most cases, the raw foods diet comprises the consumption of foods that haven’t been heated at all, although, in some cases, dehydration is used.

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    How Holistic Care is Creating New Career Opportunities in Healthcare

    In many ways, “holistic care” is an umbrella term. It encompasses a wide array of roles and specific job titles, but they all have one mission in common: to provide an integrated approach to healthcare that treats both mind and body.

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    6 Podcasts to Help You Prepare for a Career as a Holistic Health Coach

    As a holistic health coach, certifications are just the beginning of your education. Although these provide a solid foundation, particularly in learning evidence-based approaches, it’s a good idea to get in the habit of supplementing that knowledge with fresh insights, research, and discussions.

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    Career Trends in Holistic Nutrition and Wellness

     

    If you were wondering how you can make a real difference in people’s lives and know that diet and the food we eat is vital in maintaining our health and wellbeing, that the food choices we make affect us greatly, then a career in nutrition might be the right path for you. There are so many options to choose from, you may have heard of Dietician, Nutrition Consultant, Holistic Nutritionist —it’s all so confusing. Read on to learn the various career trends in the field of nutrition.

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    Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Michael White, Business Owner and Holistic Nutrition Consultant

    We are excited to share the stories of some of our AFPA graduates, such as Michael, in our “Find Your Inspiration” blog series.

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    Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Paige Johnson, Trainer and Certified Holistic Nutritionist

    We are excited to share the stories of some of our past AFPA graduates, such as Paige, in our “Find Your” blog series.

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    Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Jared Trout, GM and Director of Personal Training at AE Fitness

    We are excited to share the stories of some of our AFPA graduates, such as Jared, in our “Find Your Inspiration” blog series.

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