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The Most Nutrient-Dense Seasonal Foods to Eat this Spring

Eating with the seasons is more than a sales pitch at the grocery store. Consuming produce at the peak of their natural ripening process provides…

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Client Perspective: Mindset and Muscle Gain – An Extended Journey

Composition ID, Washington D.C. client, Jaala Shaw shares her remarkable health journey to reach her body composition goals and lessons learned along by overcoming adversity.…

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These Five Bad Habits Will Crash your Immune System

The immune system: the silent protector of our bodies. This intricately connected system works constantly to defend against foreign invaders like pathogens, bacteria and viruses.…

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The 3 Most Common Nutrition Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Nutrition is hard, most of us can agree on that. With all of the noise in the industry and promises of results from extreme dieting…

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How to Stay Motivated in the Winter Months

When temperatures drop, so can our motivation. As the cold weather hits and sticks around, the last thing many of us are motivated to do…

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The Five Best Supplements to Support the Immune System

It is possible to get a full range of vitamins and minerals the body needs by eating a healthy, well-balanced diet. But is it realistic…

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Is there a Link Between Exercise and Immunity?

We know exercise is important…and we know building a strong immune system is, too. But could one help the other? Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS digs…

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How to Reset your Metabolism through Nutrition

The metabolism: the body’s invisible force that controls how energy is transferred from food into action. It’s easy to believe we’re “stuck” in a metabolism…

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6 Ways to Revamp your Nutrition Habits in the New Year

New year, new you? The first part of January in any year typically signifies a renewal of a commitment to goals in the coming 365…

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Getting Back to Optimal Health (and Immunity) in 2021

What’s the most reliable way to optimize your health and immunity in 2021, according to Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS? Nutrition. (This shouldn’t come as a…

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How to Know if Your Nutrition Plan is Working

We know there is noise out there. It can be frustrating to know what nutrition plan will bring results, and what these results even mean.…

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Meet Your Composition ID Washington, DC Ambassadors!

In this special edition of the blog, we are proud to announce your new Composition ID Ambassadors in Washington, D.C.! You may have seen them…

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Client Perspective: How Many Calories should I Eat to Lose Weight?

Ever wonder how many calories you should eat to lose weight? Composition ID client, Tyler Lloyd documents his experience with Resting Metabolic Rate testing and…

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Top 5 Nutrition “Non-negotiables” for the Remainder of 2020

There’s no denying that staying healthy has been an overarching theme of 2020. With the holidays approaching and the COVID-19 pandemic still as threatening as…

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Can You Reduce Stress Through Nutrition?

If you have been stressed out recently, you are likely not alone. With the current COVID-19 crisis and resurgence in some areas, political unrest and…

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