Nutrition Resources

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”...

Top 10 Trends in Health & Fitness for 2023

Top 10 Trends in Health & Fitness for 2023

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...