Nutrition Resources

Resistance Training vs. Cardio: How to Maximize Fat Burn

Resistance Training vs. Cardio: How to Maximize Fat Burn

Ever wonder what a scientist thinks about losing weight? Composition ID’s Scientific Contributor, Heather D. Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, discusses important factors about burning fat through resistance training and cardio, and what to focus on depending on your body...

How to Stay Healthy During Ramadan

How to Stay Healthy During Ramadan

Ramadan is a holy month of fasting for 1.2 billion Muslims worldwide. For 30 days every year, Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset (approx. 15 hours per day). This can be challenging for many individuals in this population who follow exercise and...

How to Age Gracefully with a Healthy Body Composition

How to Age Gracefully with a Healthy Body Composition

Getting older – it’s something most of us dread. It seems as our number in age creeps up, so do new aches, pains, and wrinkles. Health is one of the most important factors in aging gracefully, from maintaining muscle mass, keeping bones strong and having good...

Client Spotlight: Michelle, Houston, TX

Client Spotlight: Michelle, Houston, TX

At Composition ID, we take pride in helping our clients reach their goals. This week, we’re spotlighting our Houston client Michelle. She is a wife, a busy mother of two boys and a teacher who loves CrossFit. She is always on-the-go and often travels for her son’s...

Client Spotlight: Lezlie, Houston, TX

Client Spotlight: Lezlie, Houston, TX

At Composition ID, we take pride in helping our clients reach their goals. We’d like to spotlight our client Lezlie: a wife, mother of 3, CrossFitter, business-owner, and self-professed data nerd. Lezlie joined us during a nutrition challenge hosted by a Houston...

Our Nutritionist’s Top 4 Tips for Dining Out in Houston

Our Nutritionist’s Top 4 Tips for Dining Out in Houston

Nutrition plans and dining out don't always coexist smoothly. But they can with a little bit of effort and planning. Kayla Newnam, Composition ID Houston's Certified Dietician Nutritionist, reveals her top 4 tips for staying healthy while dining out in Houston TX....

Dietician Insights: The Good and Bad of “Fad Diets”

Dietician Insights: The Good and Bad of “Fad Diets”

You are not alone in your frustration around competing nutritional information. We are bombarded daily with new studies, articles, testimonials and blogs related to new findings in diets and weight loss. Asa House, a dietician at Composition ID Baltimore compares the...

News Flash: You (Probably) Don’t Have a Slow Metabolism

News Flash: You (Probably) Don’t Have a Slow Metabolism

“I can’t lose weight because I have a slow metabolism.” We hear it all the time, and for some, this is very true. However, for a majority of the population, there are likely other factors in play. Why? As it turns out, it’s actually rare to have a substantially “slow”...