What is an Exercise Physiologist?

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

>>An exercise physiologist is a health professional who has a degree in Exercise Physiology. Their study includes courses in biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, chemistry, biology, and then exercise physiology, which is really the study of the acute and chronic effects of exercise on all the systems of the body. So you do not need a prescription […]

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Diet and Mental Health

Diet and Mental Health

Research shows that food can have a direct impact on mental health Just like any other organ the brain depends on nutrients for optimal functioning. What we eat creates our neurotransmitters, proteins and amino acids and the nutrition we get out of our food such as antioxidants, vitamins and healthy oils help fuel our function […]

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Healthy Eating on Campus | Microlesson

Healthy Eating on Campus | Microlesson

If you’re hungry and you know it clap your hands! Okay Engineers! I hear you loud and clear. You’re hungry so let me show you what you can eat around campus. Coffee may be a good way to start the day, but it may come with lots of sugar. Order your coffee with half the […]

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Is Excess Protein Harmful?

Is Excess Protein Harmful?

The average US diet exceeds protein requirements and provides about 1.2 daily grams of proteins per kilogram of body weight. When we refer to high protein diets, however, we do not refer to the slightly higher protein intake that all of us more or less have. We refer to way higher protein intakes, over 2 […]

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