Heather Rittgers

Marion, IA 52302

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What foods are worth buying organic?

9 Answers | Asked by Jenilee Sanchez on Aug 16, 2011

Answered by Heather Rittgers on May 05, 2017

See the Environmental Working Group's "Dirty Dozen" at ewg.org

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Which natural food contain highest calcuim?

6 Answers | Asked by Mohsen Mir on Jan 03, 2017

Answered by Heather Rittgers on May 05, 2017

We just talked about this topic in our Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) class on Bone Health. We talked about highest sources of calcium in plant foods. They are: Soy milk 300mg (1 cup) Soybeans 175mg (1 C cooked) Collard greens 133mg (1/4 C chopped and boiled) Tofu (set with calci...

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Am I allowed to make diet plans for clients?

13 Answers | Asked by Joseph Sardone on Aug 23, 2013

Answered by Heather Rittgers on Mar 10, 2014

Check with the Nutrition Advocacy Group(nutritionadvocacy.org). You can find out your state's laws and check if there are any exemptions; for example weight-loss centers because they sell a product.

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what type of protein powder to drink if I am alergic to milk

5 Answers | Asked by Teala Tata on Sep 13, 2013

Answered by Heather Rittgers on Mar 10, 2014

We use VEGA in our household. It is a combination of pea sacha inchi protein, sprouted whole grain brown rice protein, and alfalfa protein. Hemp is a great choice too!

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Is there a place where I can get more specific direction about how much I CAN help clients with nutrition?

7 Answers | Asked by LaDonna Spivey on Oct 10, 2013

Answered by Heather Rittgers on Mar 10, 2014

The Nutrition Advocacy Group(nutritionadvocacy.org) will tell you exactly what you are allowed to do with nutrition in your state. In many states Registered Dieticians are legally the only ones who can use "nutrition tools" which include: health histories, dietary and lifestyle assessments, couns...

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How does the AFPA Nutrition and Wellness Consultant Certification Compare to ACE or NASM or other?

4 Answers | Asked by Crystal Balas on Apr 14, 2012

Answered by Heather Rittgers on Mar 10, 2014

I am taking the AFPA Nutrition and Wellness Program right now and I am enjoying it. AFPA also just came out with a Holistic Nutrition Consultant Program which I an strongly considering.

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Hi everyone, did anyone have taken the personal training course from AFPA?

2 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Aug 22, 2013

Answered by Heather Rittgers on Jan 09, 2014

I am presently taking their personal trainer course and haven't had any problems.

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