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Supplements: Real or Farce?

By Kristin Ondrak, Ph.D.
Faculty Member, School of Health Sciences at American Public University

You don’t have to look far to see catchy advertisements for supplements that boast health benefits, protection from disease, relief from pain, or improvements in athletic performance. Americans spend over $25 billion annually on these products and the CDC reports that more than half of adults use dietary supplements regularly, so this marketing seems to be working! The challenge for consumers is to look beyond the hype and decipher which supplements, if any, are beneficial.

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3 Eating Disorders Every Personal Trainer Needs to Know

By John D. Moore, PhD
Guest Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network

Are you a personal trainer, athletic specialist or wellness coach? Do you work with clients who seem to struggle with body image issues? Do some of your clients have a severely distorted self-concept, causing you pause for concern about their psychological well-being? If you answered yes to these questions, the information contained is critical for you to know.

Here is why …

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