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

Weight loss. One of the most, if not THE most, common goal women have when starting a fitness and nutrition program is weight loss. I talk to potential new clients all the time who tell me they’re reaching out to me because they want to lose weight. I will never...
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Gluten Intolerance, or Gluten Sensitivity, is often dismissed as a made-up label someone gives themselves when they prefer to eat gluten-free. Most restaurants have made a noticeable attempt to prepare safe food for those with Celiac Disease, but there still seems to be this lingering skepticism for those stating they have a Gluten...
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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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