Nutrition Resources

Client Transformation: Gigi, Arlington, VA

Client Transformation: Gigi, Arlington, VA

Composition ID Arlington, VA client, Gigi, tried several approaches to change her body composition until finding what works best for her body, and shifting her mindset to transform her lifestyle - which in-turn transformed her body. By relying on data and staying...

Client Transformation: 2019 Fall Fat Loss Challenge Winner, Courtney V.

Client Transformation: 2019 Fall Fat Loss Challenge Winner, Courtney V.

Arlington client and 2019 Fall Fat Loss Challenge winner, Courtney, transformed her body composition by partnering with Composition ID's DEXA scanning, RMR testing, nutrition coaching services. Read on as she describes how she leveraged data  and personalized support...

Intermittent Fasting vs. Frequent Meals: What Does the Science Say?

Intermittent Fasting vs. Frequent Meals: What Does the Science Say?

To eat (every 2-3 hours), or not to eat (at all, for hours)? That is the (huge) question. Fad diets can seem romantic, promising speedy results with the least amount of effort. But do they work, scientifically? Heather Huntsman, CSCS, Ph.D., explores two in...

Is Buying “Organic” Really Worth It?

Is Buying “Organic” Really Worth It?

There’s a never-ending debate in the nutrition world about whether organic products are “superior” to conventional products in terms of health. We all know buying organic can hurt our bank account a majority of the time, but do organic foods actually benefit our...

From Plant-based to Paleo, Which Diet is Right for You?

From Plant-based to Paleo, Which Diet is Right for You?

We’re flooded with diet plans that promise optimal health and weight loss, but how do you know if they are truly right for your body – and your goals? It’s hard to miss transformation stories on social media that show incredible results from a specific diet plan, but...

Top 5 Tips for Healthy Summer Travel

Top 5 Tips for Healthy Summer Travel

For some, summertime brings anywhere from lavish vacations to weekend road trip escapes. Either way, stepping outside the norm of a routine while trying to maintain a nutrition and fitness plan can be challenging. We’ve devised five go-to tips to help keep you on...

Can I Build Muscle While I Sleep?

Can I Build Muscle While I Sleep?

Is it possible to build muscle without any effort (or...consciousness)? Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, weighs in on two basic principles of muscle building rooted in research that could help you maximize lean muscle mass growth without lifting a barbell. As a...

Client Perspective: “Eat Clean and Get Your Life Back”

Client Perspective: “Eat Clean and Get Your Life Back”

Richard Kelsey, Composition ID client based in the Washington, DC area had tremendous results physically and mentally after understanding his body composition and committing to a nutrition plan that eliminated processed foods. Read more about his inspiring...