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Dan Jaris

Dan JarisDan Jaris

Health Coach, WebMD

Fitness
Nutrition

96 Answers29 Followers2 Best Answers3,965 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Dan Jaris is a WebMD health coach, where he provides individuals with the resources, information, and motivation they need to promote better health and wellness. He helps participants in health coaching identify at-risk behaviors and helps them to alter modifiable lifestyle factors through a goal-setting process.

Dan graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Science in dietetics & nutrition as well as exercise science & fitness management. Although currently with WebMD, he has previous work experience in a hospital-setting with nutrition services and in a strength and conditioning facility helping to train amateur and professional athletes of all ages. Dan also recently graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Master of Public Health in Nutrition.  

During his leisure time, Dan enjoys an active lifestyle through running, strength training, and hiking. He is especially passionate with running, having completed many races and events such as half marathons and other obstacle races.

Credentials

Education

-University of Massachusetts Amherst - Master of Public Health in Nutrition
-University of Dayton - Bachelor of Science in both Dietetics & Exercise Science

Certifications

-The American College of Sports Medicine – Health Fitness Specialist
-The American College of Sports Medicine / National Physical Activity Society – Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist
-The American Council on Exercise – Certified Health Coach
-The American Fitness Professionals & Associates – Nutrition & Wellness Consultant
-The National Wellness Institute - Certified Wellness Practitioner
Organization Affiliations:
  • Health Coach, WebMD
 

My Answers

A. I would recommend that you visit with your doctor before starting an exercise routine and to fill out a Physical Activity Readiness...
A. There could be many reasons for why your friend is tired and doesn't have any energy. I found a good article that offers some really good...
A. It can be difficult to quit drinking alcohol, especially as your body becomes chemically dependent after chronic or prolonged use. You may experience...
A. You may have to undergo an endoscopy to biopsy your small intestine to confirm that you have Celiac Disease. Typically a blood test may be done first...
A. No, apples don’t contain any caffeine. There’s a widely held but false belief that apples are better than coffee at waking you up in the morning. I...
A. See if the WebMD Physician Directory gives you any results. Enter in your zip code and search by "Bariatrician". You can click on any of...
A. There doesn’t seem to be any bigger controversy in nutrition than discussing everyone’s opinion regarding what is the healthiest, most ideal diet. My...
A. Yes, you are absolutely putting yourself at risk for serious health complications, if you haven’t already. Simply put, your body is not receiving the...
A. Deciding to exercise when you’re sick is a judgment call that you will have to make. I found an article that may give you some good guidance, however...
A. Drinking soda can have many negative impacts on your health, especially with your teeth. Soda contains citric and/or phosphoric acid that can wear...
A. The most important consideration with exercise is being able to develop a consistent routine by creating a schedule that is sustainable and that will...
A. The reason that you might be experiencing soreness in your knees could be due to a variety of different reasons. I would first see how your body...
A. Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage that can happen as a result of having diabetes. There are four types of diabetic neuropathy: peripheral...
A. Exercise can help you manage stress by releasing endorphins, which are neurotransmitters in your brain that help you to feel good. Another benefit of...
A. Best Answer
In 2004, the Institute of Medicine made a general recommendation of 91oz (a little over 11 cups) for women and 125oz (over 15 cups) for men of total...