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dotFIT offers fitness and nutrition education as well as nutritional supplements to people all over the world. Founded in 2008, the dotFIT team is comprised of industry experts, including registered dietitians, who have been providing proven solutions for nutrition, fitness and weight control for the past 25 years.
 
Through dotFIT, Sharecare users have access to free educational resources, including online workshops, personalized supplement recommendations, and all the science behind the supplement formulas presented in an easy-to-understand format. The Sharecare Fitness App is powered by the online fitness and nutrition program originally developed by dotFIT.

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  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    The key word here is “seems” because no one fails to lose weight when you take in fewer calories than you burn. Meaning, everyone loses weight at exactly the same rate when the calorie deficit (difference between calorie intake and calories burned) is equal – those are the facts.
    All that said,...Read More
  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    It is used orally for weight loss, oral leukoplakia (patches on the tongue, in the mouth, or on the inside of the cheek that occur in response to long-term irritation), and obstetric and gynecological disorders. Blue-green algae is also used for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), pr...Read More
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  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    Taking vitamin B9 as part of a balanced multiple vitamin and mineral formula (like the dotFIT ActiveMV) is probably the easiest way. Should you know you need only additional B9, then a specific product containing folic acid is recommended. Dosing of up to 800mcg/day (depending on intake from food)...Read More
  • Chad Kramer - Newbury Park, CA - Fitness
    Chad Kramer of dotFIT answered:
    Typically, 20-25 grams of protein per meal for most individuals but no one, unless instructed by their physician, should consume all their daily protein needs from a supplement. Use a protein supplement to add protein as needed to your normal daily diet. The best way to determine how much protein...Read More
  • Kat Barefield, MS, RD - Corona, CA - Nutrition & Dietetics
    The safest and most practical way to increase the body’s level of Vitamin D is by taking a daily multivitamin and mineral formula (MVM) that contains between 600 and 1200 international units (IUs) of Vitamin D. The new recommended daily intake is 600 IUs for adults up to age 70, which is 3 times...Read More
  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    Taking vitamin B9 as part of a balanced multiple vitamin and mineral formula (like the dotFIT ActiveMV) is probably the easiest way. Should you know you need only additional B9, then a specific product containing folic acid is recommended. Dosing of up to 800mcg/day (depending on intake from food)...Read More
  • Chad Kramer - Newbury Park, CA - Fitness
    Chad Kramer of dotFIT answered:
    Instant protein (also known as protein powders/replacements) is a quick and easy way to replace or supplement your diet with additional or required protein. Someone who is in need of additional protein would drink this with or after a meal that is low in protein or possibly if the individual was looking...Read More
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  • Chad Kramer - Newbury Park, CA - Fitness
    Chad Kramer of dotFIT answered:
    Instant protein is a type of protein supplement/replacement that is used as a quick and easy way to replace or supplement their diet with additional or required protein in a quick and easy form (powder mixed with liquid of choice). Someone who is in need of additional protein would drink this after...Read More
  • Kat Barefield, MS, RD - Corona, CA - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Capsules containing mercury-free omega-3 fatty acids from fish with 600 mg of omega-3s made up of 360 mg of EPA and 240 mg of DHA. This is the clear winner at this time based on volumes of recent studies. For the potential health benefits related to maintaining brain, heart, hearing and eye health, take...Read More
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  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    In general, yes, and it can certainly help keep you from getting “less smart”, meaning exercise has been shown to be the most powerful anti-aging tool for preserving or improving brain function. Exercise improves brain health much like it does for other parts of the body. It increases the growth...Read More
  • Kat Barefield, MS, RD - Corona, CA - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Fish oil from fatty fish contains higher amounts omega-3 fatty acids such as EPA and DHA, the 2 fish oils that provide health benefits. Flaxseed oil comes from the flax plant and contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fats. Flaxseed oil contains the plant derived omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA),...Read More
  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    Yes! Eating healthfully and exercising regularly, even if it’s as little as daily walking, help you look and feel better - both of which makes EVERYONE feel less stressed when compared to being out of shape.
    We are not sure there is a better way to manage stress than exercise. It is well accepted in the sci...Read More
  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    Kat Barefield, MS RD is a Sharecare expert and a dotFIT lead dietitian. She also was a competitive athlete and works with many others on nutrition for performance and weight gain.

    You can visit her on the dotFIT Profile Page and contact her to set up a coaching session through dotFIT. dotFIT profile...Read More
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  • dotFIT
    dotFIT answered:
    Fruta Planta is a Chinese weight loss product that claims simple, fast weight loss without diet or exercise. The supplement is supposed to boost your metabolism, curb your appetite and cut food cravings.  The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers in 2010 not to use Fruta Planta and ordered PRock...Read More
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  • Kat Barefield, MS, RD - Corona, CA - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Taking water weight fluctuations out of the equation because it has nothing to do with losing body fat, one single factor determines the rate of weight loss: the average daily calorie deficit. This is the difference between how much energy is expended (calories burned) and the amount supplied (calories...Read More