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9 Best Foods for People with Crohn’s disease

By Alycia Gordan | Jul 28, 2017 9:00 AM

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

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The Impact of Nutrition in Women With PCOS

By Miriam Brait | Jul 7, 2017 8:00 AM

If you were recently diagnosed with PCOS, or you want to try a more natural approach to balancing your hormones, there’s some good news for you. A study found a link between nutrition and hormones in women who weren’t medicated during the clinical trial.

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6 Ways Nutrition Consultants Can Grow Their Business Through Networking

By John D. Binford, B.S. | May 10, 2017 8:00 AM

Eat healthy. Get your fruits and veggies. Drink plenty of water. Skip the drive-thru for healthier options. It’s probably a no-brainer for you at this point.

But the reality is that many people don’t eat this way. You have lots of different opportunities to help people change their eating habits, be healthier, and reduce their risk for disease while growing your nutrition business.

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A Healthy Outlook: What's Driving the Growing Demand for Nutritionists?

By Mark J. Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Apr 19, 2017 8:00 AM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for nutrition professionals is expected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than average and ahead of numerous other health careers.

Why the boom? There are a number of factors that come into play, and because these are long-term changes, it means that growth isn’t just a trend. Nutrition represents an opportunity for sustained success, due to aspects like these:

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4 Newsworthy Topics That Nutrition Professionals Can Discuss with Clients

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Mar 29, 2017 8:00 AM

Nutrition professionals are tasked with covering a wide variety of topics, from the effects of sleep deprivation on food choices to the role of exercise in creating a balanced lifestyle.

One thing that’s worth putting in the rotation of discussion topics is what’s making the news these days. Being able to put newsworthy stories into context can create deeper and more meaningful conversations between you and your clients. Here are four to consider:

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Certified Nutritionist vs. Registered Dietitian: What’s the Difference?

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Sep 7, 2016 8:00 AM

Although nutrition-related titles may sound similar, they can be very different when it comes to educational requirements, job duties, and typical workplaces.

The two designations that are the most common in the field are certified nutritionist and registered dietician. There are obvious points of overlap, such as providing advice on food and nutrition, but in other ways, each is a distinct career path. Here’s a look at the differences:

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What is a Nutrition Certification?

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Jul 27, 2016 8:00 AM

The basic definition of a certification is that it's a form of proof that you've completed coursework in a given field. In addition to studying certain topics, such as nutrition, you've also mastered the material enough to pass a final exam — and probably a few others along the way — that demonstrate your grasp of the material.

In many ways, though, a certification is so much more than that. If you're studying a field like nutrition, here's what a certification can offer:

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5 Questions You Need To Ask Before Enrolling in Nutrition School

By Claire Riley, B.S. | Jul 22, 2016 9:56 AM

Whether you've been passionate about nutrition for years or you're considering adding nutritional insight to your health coaching or fitness training career, nutrition school can be the educational boost you need.

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The Top 15 Health & Fitness Articles for March

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Mar 24, 2016 8:57 AM

As the weather warms up, many people begin to focus on nutrition and fitness in order to look great in those summer clothes and feel better on those sunny days. This is a great time to look for the real truth about maintaining a healthy weight, staying fit, avoiding injuries, and looking fantastic. Here's some recent wisdom about fitness, health, and nutrition.

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The Top 15 Health & Fitness Articles for February

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Feb 24, 2016 1:50 PM

February is the month of St. Valentine's Day and supposed to be all about love, hopefully including self love! It's also the month when people may start to struggle with those New Year's resolutions that seemed like such good ideas in January.

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