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Posts Tagged: Nutrition

Healthy and Sensual: 5 Foods for Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we’ve put together a list of foods to celebrate with that are both healthy and sensual. Enjoy! Chocolate Sensual from taste to aroma, dark chocolate is also rich with health benefits. Full of flavonoids (antioxidant compounds that increase the flexibility of arteries and veins), eating chocolate has cardiovascular benefits, such as lowered blood pressure and reduced risk of heart attack and stroke. Why you should eat it on Valentine’s Day: Dark Chocolate causes a spike in dopamine, which induces the feeling of pleasure. Image Source: Mount Sinai Salmon Famous for its.. READ MORE »

New Nutrition Workshops Starting February 2015

  AAPS is excited to share two new nutrition workshops beginning in the new year! Brain Foods and Stress Busters February 11, 2016 Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Price: $185 Learn nutritional strategies that will help you: – Manage stress – Develop mental and physical alertness – Prevent excess fat storage – Prevent mood fluctuations – Reduce cravings The Secrets of Anti-Aging and Longevity February 11, 2016 Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm Price: $185 You will learn: – What causes aging – What your skill is telling you – How diet and lifestyle contribute to aging – Anti-aging protocols.. READ MORE »

New Post-Graduate Programs

The human body is an incredible machine capable of performing astonishing accomplishments in sport performance. Trainers, athletes and coaches around the world recognize the role nutrition plays in achieving success in sport. Whether it is enhancing recovery between competitions and workouts, developing optimal gains for training programs, achieving and maintain an ideal body weight or reducing the risk of injury, understanding the interaction between diet, health and exerciseis vital to succeed. AAPS is happy to announce our newest Post-Graduate Diploma in Nutrition, Health and Sportcreated for those who wish to extend their knowledge, advance their career or pursue research in.. READ MORE »

Food Safety & Quality Program Coordinator Pirouz Yousefian on working at AAPS

Program Coordinator Pirouz Yousefian tells us about his experience as a faculty member at AAPS and reveals the special qualities that make AAPS a valuable and encouraging environment for students. Pirouz has been an active member of AAPS’ faculty since 2009. “I enjoy teaching at AAPS because of the three thematic structures Collegial Responsibilities, Collegial Relationships, and Institutional Support,” he says. “There are a lot of new services that help students become successful. AAPS is listening to and meeting the needs of the industries at every level. AAPS is truly becoming a career college.” These new services include AAPS’ diverse co-op placements,.. READ MORE »

How Good Nutrition Habits Form Good Athletes

Maintaining a healthy diet is important for each and every person. Having a healthy body lowers the risk of chronic disease, improves skin and bone health, provides energy throughout the day, and much more. However, athletes physically require a proper and nutritious diet that is very high in calories. Without good nutrition, an athlete’s performance and overall health can be negatively impacted. If you plan to earn a nutrition, health and sport diploma you will learn all about the basics of nutrition, the important role that food plays in the body, the importance of fitness, and the risk of disease… READ MORE »

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