Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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How do you keep track of your CECs?

13 Answers | Asked by Joy Keller on Sep 09, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

NSCA has a program that helps you keep track of them online. I also keep a record of my own by having a folder where I keep all of my CEUs at.

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How long do you have your clients keep a food log?

12 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Jul 25, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

It's up to the client. Some of them keep a food diary/log for a few days while others stay one them for a much longer period. Most of those who keep a food diary usually stop using it after only few days and they might come back to it from time to time if they need to get back on track.

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Do you think food addiction is real?

16 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Jul 19, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

Unfortunately the answer is yes. But bad/poor choices of lifestyle are also kind of addictive. The difference between the two is that the first one is probably genetically connected while the second is not and can be corrected with proper education and help people make better choices people make. An...

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Should women eat fruit?

20 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on Jun 20, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

I'm all for eating fruits! High fructose corn syrup as well as processed foods that are problem. As others have stated, fruits are natural food and provide many good nutrient essential for our everyday healthy functions (in a few words). Women are no different that man when it comes to consuming fru...

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Is it true that you want to consume an equal number of grams of protein per lbs of body weight?

7 Answers | Asked by Lauren Fraser on Jul 12, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 29, 2013

It depends on your goal and any other medical issues (if any). But the suggested recommendation is as others have stated .8 grams/kg.

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Designing Nutrition Program for Clients part 2

4 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 19, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 29, 2013

If they need more than the basics, I always refer them to a registered dietitian/nutritionist.

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What is your favorite healthy cookbook?

11 Answers | Asked by Kelli Davis on Jul 29, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 29, 2013

My wife and I have been using this site for all of our in-home recipes and we love them! http://www.thefresh20.com Best, Harris

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Do you tell your clients that a specific diet is better than others?

9 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on Jun 25, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 29, 2013

I don't promote one diet over another. I provide them with some general information about eating habits and after that I'll suggest to them to seek the advice of a dietitian for a more comprehensive meal plan that will work best for them.

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What is your favorite and most effective way to help your clients improve thier eating habits?

14 Answers | Asked by Maureen Geraghty on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 29, 2013

There are a few factors that motivate people eat better. Their health condition, their weight and their fitness goals are few of them. I always tell my clients to seek an advice form a registered dietitian or nutritionist at least once in their lifetime, because it's the best way for them to learn a...

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Have You Ever Set And Achieved A Career Goal That You Thought Was Out Of Reach?

11 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 29, 2013

Yes, starting and running two businesses in two very different markets. One in a big city like Chicago and the second one in a much smaller market like Madison WI. Both offered a number of challenges and opportunities. But that is the beauty of owning my own businesses, because it has helped me grow...

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