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Client Transformation: Deb Carstoiu, Washington, D.C.

Client Transformation: Deb Carstoiu, Washington, D.C.

We asked Composition ID clients how they used strategic nutrition planning to transform their body composition. We were curious which plan worked best to reach their goals, and what advice they would give to anyone focusing on precision nutrition within their overall...

5 Recipes to “Trick” Yourself with “Treats” this Halloween

5 Recipes to “Trick” Yourself with “Treats” this Halloween

There's no denying, Halloween comes with a slew of obstacles for those who are committed to a healthy diet. But with a few tweaks and creativity, you can stay on track while still "indulging" in the holiday spirit. We've compiled our favorite takes on spooky recipes...

Partner Spotlight: MightyMeals Interviews CompID’s Rafi Al-Dajani

Partner Spotlight: MightyMeals Interviews CompID’s Rafi Al-Dajani

Composition ID's Managing Partner, Rafi Al-Dajani, spoke with DC's premier healthy food preparation company and Composition ID partner, MightyMeals, about improving health and fitness through a science-based approach. Dive into their conversation below and connect...

Do Protein Needs Change as We Age?

Do Protein Needs Change as We Age?

The human body changes dramatically with age. While we don't have control over the passing years, we can control important factors that keep us healthy and remain diligent about our body's needs as we age. Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, is back again with a run-down...

Client Perspective: A 30-Day Transformation with CompID

Client Perspective: A 30-Day Transformation with CompID

Sure, transformation occurs with consistent, intentional changes in nutrition and fitness, but it starts with knowledge and understanding of your unique body composition and metabolism. This was true for Composition ID Washington, D.C. client, Katie, who dropped 5%...

Genetic Testing (Part 2): Will it Ever Live Up to the Hype?

Genetic Testing (Part 2): Will it Ever Live Up to the Hype?

Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, follows up on her last guest blog on consumer genetic testing to discuss how close science is getting to using DNA to make informed health decisions around diet and exercise. While we're moving in the right direction, it's more...

Do “Cheat Days” Help or Hinder Results?

Do “Cheat Days” Help or Hinder Results?

Falling off a meal plan can feel like failure. We anticipate starting a “diet” to abide by the rules perfectly, with no room for cheating out of fear that results will stall. While sticking to a plan makes sense to achieve a goal quickly, being realistic and mindful...

What does Consumer Genetic Testing Say about Fitness and Trainability?

What does Consumer Genetic Testing Say about Fitness and Trainability?

In our ever-evolving age of information, the promise of using DNA to answer many of our health questions incredibly intriguing. If we know which genes we have, and which genes we don’t have, we can know more about how to plan for the future. But is the science really...