Teaching clients about standard portion sizes and what represents a single serving for each food group using the Food Guide Pyramid will help with weight management.
Melinda M. Manore, Ph.D., R.D., FACSM, is Chair and professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Management at Oregon State University and is a member of the Gatorade Sports Nutrition Advisory Board, Golf Magazine Fitness Advisory Board, and the USA Swimming Performance Team on Nutrition. Her research focuses on women’s health issues, nutrition and exercise, energy balance and weight control, and disordered eating. Dr. Manore is an associate editor of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal® and the author of Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance.
Jennifer Vannoy has an M.S. in Nutrition and Food Management from Oregon State University (OSU) and is currently in her dietetic internship. She is also employed as a group fitness instructor at the YMCA.