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January 16, 2023
10 Popular Careers You Can Explore With Nutrition Courses

Nutrition is the study of how food and drink affect the growth and development of living organisms. It's a field of science that examines the relationship between diet, health, and disease in individuals, societies, and populations. Students who take nutrition courses learn about different types of foods and their impacts on human health, as well […]

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January 16, 2023
What Is A Nutrition Certificate, And Why Should You Get One

Having a Nutrition Certificate can be incredibly valuable for those who want to pursue a career in the health and nutrition field. It is a great way to get certified, demonstrate your knowledge of nutrition science, and provide nutritional advice that could help people live healthier lives. A Nutrition Certificate provides an opportunity to understand […]

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January 16, 2023
Is Taking A Nutrition Course Online Really Worth Your Time and Money?

The past few years have seen an exponential increase in people taking nutrition courses online. With the contemporary advancements of instantaneous access to information, visuals, and instructors, it's no wonder that more and more people are turning to online courses for their nutritional education. The sheer amount of information available on the internet can be […]

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January 16, 2023
5 Best Nutrition Courses In Canada [2023 Nutrition Courses Online Canada]

People and food go together, and it is important to understand people's food and nutrition requirements to maintain a healthy diet. Eating the right foods and maintaining a healthy diet is essential for feeling great each day, and as people become more intentional about what they eat, there is a constant need for nutrition courses […]

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January 16, 2023
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Nutrition Course in Canada [10 Tips]

With so many nutrition course options and so many universities to choose from, making the right choice can seem daunting. It becomes even more challenging if you are considering an accelerated nutrition course because there are so many factors to consider, like length and cost, qualifications being offered, the preferred method of learning (fully online […]

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January 16, 2023
The Effect of Rest Interval Length on Upper and Lower Body Exercises in Resistance Training

Did you know that the rest time between sets during Resistance Training is intended for more than just taking selfies and strolling your social media feed? Have you ever wondered how long you should rest between sets? Millender et al.’s (2021) research helps us understand the importance of rest time and provides guidelines to consider […]

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January 16, 2023
Why The Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma Hits The Sweet Spot Of Personal Fitness Training Education

We are often asked by potential students, “What does Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma entail? What are the differences between your program and others? What do some of the various other options offer?”. Below I will cover the three general routes we see: a personal training certification, a Kinesiology degree, and then a brief overview of […]

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January 16, 2023
Leg Press: High and Wide, To Get More Behind?

The leg press is a staple in many people's lower body training as it allows individuals to exert a large amount of force through a compound lower body pattern, while  providing external support for the rest of the body. A common trend that we have seen within the fitness world is the incorporation of varying […]

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January 16, 2023
The ISSN Exercise And Sports Nutrition Review Update: Research And Recommendations!

For this week’s article we will be looking at the gigantic sports nutrition update from the International Society of Exercise And Sports Nutrition, conducted by Kerksick et al. (2018). This review is an ongoing update (2018) from the original article published way back when in 2004. The update goes in to great detail on the […]

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January 16, 2023
Study Finds Dieters May Overestimate The Healthiness Of Their Eating Habits

A new study, presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in November 2022 revealed that most adults seeking to lose weight overestimated their eating habits and the healthiness of their diet. The researchers found that while people generally know that fruits and vegetables are healthy, there may be a disconnect between what researchers and […]

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January 16, 2023
Eating Late Increases Hunger, Decreases Calories Burned, And Changes Fat Tissue

Conventional nutrition recommendations advise against late night snacking but mostly because of the types of foods people usually reach for – highly processed, high fat, high carb snack foods. However, very few studies have comprehensively investigated the simultaneous effects of late eating and the factors that control body weight:  regulation of calorie intake, how many […]

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January 16, 2023
Predicted Fitness Trend for 2023

With the new year upon us, we all want to know what’s the next best thing in fitness? How will the future of fitness look? What’s in store for 2023? Today, we share with you the predicted fitness trend for 2023.  To have a clearer view of the future we often reflect on the past, […]

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January 16, 2023
Creatine Supplementation: What do the Research Findings Show?

For this week’s article, we will look at a Creatine Supplementation review by Antonio et al. (2021) from the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Creatine itself is an endogenously formed compound created by reactions involving arginine, glycine and methionine. This organic compound is involved in supplying energy for muscular contraction and is […]

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January 16, 2023
Narrative Review: Sex Differences and Considerations for Female Nutritional Recommendations

For this week’s article we will be looking at a fantastic review by Wohlgemuth et al. (2021) where the impact of sex-specific nutritional needs with regards to exercise performance was explored in-depth. The review addresses physiological sex differences, aerobic exercise, strength, power, fatiguability, thermoregulation, body composition amongst other elements. Calories and body composition are always […]

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December 12, 2022
Nutrition buzz - Can 3 cups of coffee a day lead to a longer life?

Hear it from an Expert - Applied Nutrition Science Diploma Instructor Kaylynne Mateus (R.D, Bachelor of Nutrition Science, Masters in Public Health): Entering the world of nutrition leaves most people with more questions than answers. There are a million different opinions and ideas that are all promoted as fact. As an Elevated Learning Academy Applied […]

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December 12, 2022
Nutrition buzz - Babies Tasting in the Womb?

Hear it from an Expert - Applied Nutrition Science Diploma Instructor Josh Norrie (Registered Associate Nutritionist, Master of Science in Nutrition, Bachelor of Science in Sport Health and Exercise Science): A study led by Aston University that was published on September 21, 2022 showed the first potential evidence of babies reacting differently to altering taste […]

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April 2, 2019
Meal and Program Planning in the Applied Nutrition Science Diploma

Meal and Program Planning in ELA’s Applied Nutrition Science (ANS) Program By: Erin Hanley, RD, Applied Nutrition Science Diploma Instructor When most people think of nutrition programming, the first thing that usually comes to mind is a meal plan. Meals plans are a great tool to help clients achieve their goals, but did you know […]

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