About: Meridith Oram

Meridith Bickford Oram is a certified health coach, licensed massage therapist, and certified group exercise instructor. She is married with two boys, and lives in Chester County, PA. She earned a B.A. in Communications from Villanova University. Meridith blogs about fitness motivation, nutrition tips & tricks, Celiac Disease, and easy (but delicious!) gluten-free recipes at belowthefork.com. LET'S CONNECT: Instagram: @belowthefork Periscope: @belowthefork Twitter: @belowthefork Blog: belowthefork.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/BelowTheFork

Recent Posts by Meridith Oram

A Certified Health Coach is someone who has successfully passed a nationally-recognized board exam after completing an extensive study in nutrition, fitness, weight management, behavioral science, and stress management. For me, there was no doubt in my mind that I would need to become a certified health coach in order to provide...
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What is clean eating? Which foods fall in the ‘clean eating’ category? Clients often ask me to define specifically what clean eating is; however, I believe the definition of clean eating is slightly different for everyone. Broad Definition of Clean Eating At the foundation, clean eating is God-made foods: Vegetables Fruit Nuts...
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Sometimes people choose a fitness program, a mentorship program, or a business coach because they see it’s worked for other people. That girl lost 10 lbs so I will too! That’s not to say you won’t be successful, but here is my 5 step process for finding a coach who meets...
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Recent studies have shown that sharing your health goals on social media, especially Instagram, can help you create accountability and be more successful in achieving your goals. When you’re accountable to only yourself, you may be more likely to lose motivation. Here are some ways to utilize Instagram in your Health...
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I’m a clean eating gal on a budget, so 100% organic eating is (unfortunately) not an option for us. I do the best I can. Some foods I won’t compromise on and always buy organic (greens, chicken, and eggs), some foods I’ll go either way depending on deals (basically all fruits...
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