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Lessons from Nature: The Power of Nutrition & Mindset along the Country’s Toughest Terrains

Matthew Stofko, also known as Pinwheel PCT, pushes the limit. An avid hiker, Matt has taken on two of the most famous U.S. trails in…

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No Time? No Problem. Last-Minute Healthy Thanksgiving Dishes to Save the Day

The holidays are a rush. And we’re not just talking about traffic. When life gets in the way of planning “the big meal,” we’ve discovered…

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Client Transformation: Sherry Yu, Washington, D.C.

Back with another client perspective from our series of body composition transformation journeys with precision nutrition! We’ve been asking Composition ID clients how they have…

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Is Red Meat Safe to Eat Now? Our Experts Weigh In

Studies on the health impact of consuming red meat and processed meat are pervasive in nutritional science these days, with much evidence linking over-consumption to…

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Client Transformation: Deb Carstoiu, Washington, D.C.

We asked Composition ID clients how they used strategic nutrition planning to transform their body composition. We were curious which plan worked best to reach…

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5 Recipes to “Trick” Yourself with “Treats” this Halloween

There’s no denying, Halloween comes with a slew of obstacles for those who are committed to a healthy diet. But with a few tweaks and…

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CEO Spotlight: District Performance & Physio Interviews CompID’s Tiffany Harlan

Composition ID Founder & CEO, Tiffany Harlan, speaks with District Performance & Physio on the importance of finding a fitness and nutrition plan that works…

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Partner Spotlight: MightyMeals Interviews CompID’s Rafi Al-Dajani

Composition ID’s Managing Partner, Rafi Al-Dajani, spoke with DC’s premier healthy food preparation company and Composition ID partner, MightyMeals, about improving health and fitness through…

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Do Protein Needs Change as We Age?

The human body changes dramatically with age. While we don’t have control over the passing years, we can control important factors that keep us healthy…

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Client Perspective: A 30-Day Transformation with CompID

Sure, transformation occurs with consistent, intentional changes in nutrition and fitness, but it starts with knowledge and understanding of your unique body composition and metabolism.…

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Genetic Testing (Part 2): Will it Ever Live Up to the Hype?

Heather Huntsman, Ph.D., CSCS, follows up on her last guest blog on consumer genetic testing to discuss how close science is getting to using DNA…

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Do “Cheat Days” Help or Hinder Results?

Falling off a meal plan can feel like failure. We anticipate starting a “diet” to abide by the rules perfectly, with no room for cheating…

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How to Know if You’re Overtraining

Can you work out too much? We tend to think more is better when setting fitness goals. Log more hours at the gym, schedule two-a-days,…

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Is Buying “Organic” Really Worth It?

There’s a never-ending debate in the nutrition world about whether organic products are “superior” to conventional products in terms of health. We all know buying…

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What does Consumer Genetic Testing Say about Fitness and Trainability?

In our ever-evolving age of information, the promise of using DNA to answer many of our health questions incredibly intriguing. If we know which genes…

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