Nutrition Resources

Top 10 Trends in Health & Fitness for 2019

Top 10 Trends in Health & Fitness for 2019

A new year means new trends in health, fitness and wellness. We surveyed several leading health giants to find 10 of the most notable trends to look out for this year. Wearable Technology According to a study by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), wearable...

The Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

The Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Skip breakfast? It’s not exactly what the doctor would normally recommend. But could it be beneficial to your health? Health experts and wellness enthusiasts are abuzz with talks of “intermittent fasting” – spending periods of time without eating. This notion has...

Proteins, Carbs, & Fats: How They Affect Your Performance

Proteins, Carbs, & Fats: How They Affect Your Performance

Carbohydrates What may be considered the best tasting macronutrient can sometimes be misunderstood. We’re talking about carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are a fundamental macronutrient. Each molecule of a carbohydrate contains three elements: carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen,...

What Are Macronutrients & Micronutrients

What Are Macronutrients & Micronutrients

What Are Macronutrients & Micronutrients The food we consume contains molecules that build our bodies and support healthy cellular processes. Eating a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, proteins, and healthy fats can provide the necessary...

Holiday Weight Gain – 4 Tips for Enjoying Your Holiday Treats

Holiday Weight Gain – 4 Tips for Enjoying Your Holiday Treats

Believe it or not, the holidays are once again upon us. And that means endless social gatherings with family and friends to exchange gifts and good wishes, and of course, lots and lots of food. From Aunt Carol’s famous chocolate chunk cookies you just can’t turn down...

Metabolic Testing for Weight Loss Goals

Metabolic Testing for Weight Loss Goals

Losing weight can be very difficult, but if it’s necessary to improve health or reach goals, it’s important to be equipped with the best tools available. One tool is a firm knowledge of your own metabolism. Everyone’s metabolism is unique to them, so each person’s...

Whole 30 Challenge: Reset Your Tastes, Reshape Your Life

Whole 30 Challenge: Reset Your Tastes, Reshape Your Life

In preparation for the launch of Composition ID’s revamped nutrition program, we decided to host a mid-summer Whole30 challenge! For those of you who are unfamiliar with Whole30, it is a 30-day elimination diet that contains whole foods like vegetables, fruit,...

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Putting in weeks of hard work sticking to a new diet or fitness routine and the scale still won’t budge? Not seeing results despite efforts can be demotivating, and in some cases, heartbreaking. However, before reverting back to old habits, it’s worth examining the...

Why You Need A Nutrition Coach

Why You Need A Nutrition Coach

Bacon, eggs, and side of toast: a classic American breakfast. With a few simple twists, it can be a healthy start to your morning. If you ditch the toast – oh, and hold the egg yolks. Or was it the bacon that we should avoid? No, bacon is good. In fact, pile on the...