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what is ultrarunning?

What Is Ultrarunning?

What is Ultrarunning? Humans are certainly not the fastest runners on the planet. But what we comparatively lack in speed, we make up in endurance, determination, and perseverance. As our ancestors foraged for food, hunted wild game, and evaded ferocious …

How to Create a Nutrition Plan

Dieting can be an intimidating challenge for those unaccustomed to it. Especially given the level of misinformation on the internet from “fitness influencers” concerning nutrition, it often feels as if there is nowhere to turn for scientifically accurate information on …

what is health promotion

What is Health Promotion

Living healthier is a goal shared by millions of Americans. For most of us, it’s all about feeling better in general — eating healthier, exercising more, and replacing unhealthy habits with ones we can feel better about. For others, it’s a health scare or battle with chronic illness that makes adopting a healthier lifestyle imperative.

Is a Vegan Diet Right for Your Children

Should Your Kids Go Vegan? A Guide for Health-Conscious Parents In recent years, the popularity of veganism has increased in the United States. According to Agribusiness magazine, in 2014, only one percent of U.S. consumers identified as vegan. By 2017, …

10 Essential Tips for First-Time Dog Parents

10 Essential Tips for First-Time Dog Parents You’ve adopted your first dog – congratulations! This is an exciting time in your life, and a very happy moment in your dog’s life. For first-time dog parents, this monumental occasion can also …

What is a Nutritionist?

What is a Nutritionist? A nutritionist is not a dietitian. Today’s terminology may be a bit confusing, but Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), which are credentialed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, are not nutritionists. All dietitians are nutritionists, but …

What is a Dietitian

What is a Dietitian? A dietitian is not a nutritionist, and a nutritionist is not a dietitian. Although they may sound similar, each profession carries its own unique aspects, privileges and responsibilities. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, …

Eating Disorder Recovery Through Food Study

Can Studying Nutrition Benefit Eating Disorder Recovery? Whether you are studying nutrition or not, it is important for everyone to realize that there are no “good” or “bad” foods. Virtually every food can be eaten in moderation. Achieving a healthy …

Health and Wellness Jobs

12 Fulfilling Careers for Health-Conscious Individuals According to one study, over the course of a lifetime, the average American will spend approximately 13 years and two months at work. Shouldn’t you truly enjoy what you are doing, considering you will …