Changing Body Composition—It’s Not All About Calories!

by Jenna Bell, PhD, RD, LD and John Ivy

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What effect does nutrition and exercise have on influencing changes in body composition in youth and aging clients? Jenna and John will review the basics of energy metabolism and the effects dietary carbohydrate, protein and fat have on influencing changes in fat and lean mass. They’ll also discuss the assessment and interpretation of body composition data and its relevance to health, as well as the effect that timing of ingesting meals has on changing body composition and the impact this may have on quality of life.

Video Chapters

1. Introduction and What Is Energy
2. Energy Intake and Expenditure
3. Maximizing Pre-Exercise Intake
4. Nitrates, Nitrites, Nitric Oxide and Beet Juice
5. Post-Exercise Nutrition and Body Composition
6. Exercise and Weight Management
7. Meal Planning

About the Presenters

Jenna Bell, PhD, RD, LD

Jenna Bell, PhD, RD, LD IDEA Author/Presenter

Dr. Jenna A. Bell is the co-author of Energy to Burn: The Ultimate Food & Nutrition Guide to Fuel your Active Lifestyle (John Wiley & Sons 2009) and Launching Your Dietetics Career (ADA 2011), Nutrit...

John Ivy

John Ivy IDEA Author/Presenter