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5 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

While the holidays are filled with fun times with loved ones, it’s hard not to fall off a nutrition or exercise plan you’ve worked so…

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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…

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Client Perspective: What I learned in 6 Minutes from a DEXA Scan

Chris Vrooman, Arlington, VA client, discusses his learnings from a single CompID scan using DEXA technology. Read on to dive deeper into his perspective and…

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Hydration Increases Lean Mass: Or does it?

If you’ve taken a CompID Scan with DEXA technology before, you know there’s no need to abide by any specific fasting or hydration conditions prior…

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Client Perspective: 10 Fitness Lessons from 10 DEXA Body Scans

Ryan Pfister, a CompositionID client in Washington, DC, documented his body composition journey from May 2017 to October 2018. Follow along to see his transformation…

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Resting Metabolic Rate: Accuracy Brings Results

Let’s face it, whether it’s losing fat or gaining muscle, your body composition goals are personal. Since every body is different, everybody’s approach to achieving…

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Does Cryotherapy Increase Metabolism? We Put it to the Test

On a steamy summer morning, our team in Washington, DC, did something cool – literally. Curious how Cryotherapy would affect our Resting Metabolic Rates, we…

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The Keto Kraze: Is a High Fat, Low Carb Diet Right for You?

Whole30, Paleo, Atkins, DASH, Flexitarian. Each year a new diet plan goes viral, promising improved health, weight loss, and longevity. Some plans like Whole30 and…

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Bod Pod vs Dexa : The Ultimate Body Fat Testing Showdown

Body composition testing is increasing in popularity with advances in science and technology. These tests are quick to perform and can provide in-depth results about…

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What are Micronutrients? – A Breakdown of the Essentials

What are Micronutrients? Micronutrients are small compounds needed in minimum amounts to enable the body to produce enzymes, hormones and other substances essential for healthy…

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Where Can I Get a DEXA Scan in Houston, TX

The continuous influx of discoveries about the human body has further underlined the importance of prioritizing health. Along with the numerous medical advancements that help…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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