American Dietetic Association
Largest organization of food and nutrition professionals in the United States; composed primarily of registered dieticians.
USDA Food Pyramid
A graphical display of a healthy diet centered on food groupings. created by the USDA in 1992.
Milk that's been exposed to high temperatures in an effort to destroy microorganisms.
Inability of the body to break down lactose, usually secondary to lactase enzyme deficiency.
A decrease in the mass and density of bone with enlargement of bone spaces, creating porosity.
Sports nutrition concept that manipulates meal chronology to enhance recovery from training and body composition.
Simple habits that hen followed will naturally lead to an improvement in calorie control, nutrient timing, and food selection.
Eating carbohydrates in the forms and at the times that the body can best tolerate.
Measure f the rate at which an ingested food caused the level of glucose in the blood to rise.
5 Habits Cheat Sheet
Simple habits that when followed will naturally lead to an improvement in calorie control, nutrient timing, and food selection.
Level 1 Clients
Describes people who are not yet in the habits of eating healthy foods, at the right time, in the right amount.
Level 2 Clients
Describes people who have a idea of portion sizes, body awareness and food choices but need help with food timing, nutrient partitioning, and food intake relative toned/goals.
Level 3 Clients
Describes people who have a good grasp of Level 2 strategies but their high performance goals demand more specialized strategies and supplementation to precisely address food intolerances.allergies, body far distribution, gene profiles, and other highly specific nutritional goals.
Also known as somatotypes; general categories of body structure as well as muscle and fat storage and distribution.
Body type characterized by long and thin muscles and limbs with lower fat storage; generally slim.
Body type characterized by large bones, a solid torso, wide shoulders, trim waist, controlled body gar levels.
A blend between ectomorph and mesomorph body types; athletic looking yet still on the thin side; especially in the limbs.
A blend between endomorph and mesomorph, heavily muscled yet carrying extra body gar around the midsection.
Also known as body types; general categories of body structure as well as muscle and gat storage and distribution.
Neutral Energy Balance
When energy intake (from food) matches energy output (from basal metabolism and activity).
Alternating high and low levels of calorie intake, which doesn't allow the body to find homeostasis.
Alternating high and low levels of carbohydrate intake, which doesn't allow the body to find homeostasis.
Very High-Carbohydrate Diets
A short-term dietary strategy to be used by athletes in carbohydrate-dependent sports or for body composition change.