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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...

What You Should Know about How Sleep Affects Body Composition

What You Should Know about How Sleep Affects Body Composition

What You Should Know about How Sleep Affects Body Composition The importance of sleep is emphasized starting early on in life: parents plan naps and early bedtimes for their children to support healthy growth and development. However, getting adequate sleep later in...

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...

What is a DEXA Scan?: A New Way to Track Fat

What is a DEXA Scan?: A New Way to Track Fat

What is a Dexa Scan? By many in the industry, a Dexa scan is considered the gold standard of lean to fat mass composition measurements. Simply put a DEXA scan or also (dxa scan) measures body composition. By using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry Dexa the scanner can...

Seeking Nutrition Coaching Beta Group!

Seeking Nutrition Coaching Beta Group!

You’re interested in DEXA scanning and learning what your true body composition really is….but aren’t really sure where to go with all of that information once you get it. Or,  you’ve gotten a DEXA scan before, tried to set some goals, but didn’t quite know which direction to take to lose that belly fat you’ve been looking to get rid of for the last year.