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Can of Worms – Legal Considerations in Nutrition Consulting

Welcome to the nasty, smelly can of worms in the personal training industry. Can personal trainers legally and ethically dispense nutrition advice? For that matter, can “certified nutritionists” legally and ethically dispense nutrition advice? As a fitness professional, you are a gatekeeper of information on exercise and nutrition, but there is a great deal of disagreement over how you can actually share that information. Part of the disagreement is due to highly differing state laws that govern nutrition practices (to view state laws in more detail, visit , as well as a lack of consensus on the definition of diet prescription. 

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Podcast Episode #8: A Tasty Tip to Double Your Personal Training Income

In this September 21, 2008 podcast, Ben Greenfield discusses how nutrition consulting can provide your client with instant results and exponentially increase your salary. Includes information about certifications, websites, and legal implications of enhancing your fitness business income with nutrition consulting.

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