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What is a Nutrition Coach and Why do you Need One?

What is a Nutrition Coach and Why do you Need One?

Most health goals, whether it be changing body composition, improving athletic performance, or increasing energy, are hugely reliant on feeding the body proper nutrients. But there’s noise in the industry. Each new fad diet or nutrition hack promises to bring rapid...

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...

How to Read DEXA Scan Results

How to Read DEXA Scan Results

What differentiates a DEXA scan from any other body composition test is the amount of specific and thorough data that is produced from a standard report. Whether you’ve had multiple scans or are anticipating scheduling your first appointment, it is helpful to...

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....

Where can I get a DEXA Scan in Washington, DC?

Where can I get a DEXA Scan in Washington, DC?

The DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia) area is home to some of the healthiest communities in the nation. The American College of Sports Medicine ranked Arlington, Virginia #1 healthiest city in the nation, while Washington, DC was ranked #3 – and for good reason. With fitness...

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...

Not So Risky Business: Your DEXA Radiation Questions Answered

Not So Risky Business: Your DEXA Radiation Questions Answered

It’s considered best practice to assess benefits and risks before taking part in any medical procedure. After discovering DXA technology, clients commonly become curious about any risks involved. “Am I being exposed to a harmful level of radiation during a DEXA scan?”...

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”...

The True Value of a DEXA Scan

The True Value of a DEXA Scan

If you ask most people what they value most in life, often times the answer is their health. A healthy body (and mind) usually means the ability to remain active, the freedom from chronic disease and overspending on medications, energy to work in a fulfilling career,...