Have you ever wondered if there is such a thing as being too obsessed with healthy eating? Keeping a health-conscious lifestyle is important, and nutritional awareness helps us make better choices when it comes to what we put into our bodies.  However, the topic of being too focused on healthy eating has been discussed more […]

Uncategorized

April 22, 2024

Is Being Obsessed With Healthy Eating an Eating Disorder?

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Find the true meaning of health and well-being through the revolutionary concept of Health at Every Size (HAES).  I am excited to share with you the principles and benefits of this empowering movement that challenges conventional norms about body size and weight.  Let’s learn what the Health at Every Size movement is, explore its five […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition

March 18, 2024

What is Health at Every Size? Explaining My Non-Diet Approach

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The world of sports is often associated with health, discipline, and peak physical performance. However, beneath the surface, athletes are not immune to eating disorders.  In this blog, we’ll explore the surprising answer to how common eating disorders are in athletes, examine the reasons behind their vulnerability, and discuss the importance of preventive measures. How […]

Eating Disorders, Sports Nutrition

March 11, 2024

How Common Are Eating Disorders in Athletes?

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Yes, exercise can cause diarrhea.  Exercise has a long list of health benefits, from boosting mood to improving cardiovascular health to strength training for an athlete.  However, one aspect of physical activity that’s not often discussed but can affect many individuals is diarrhea. Yes, you read it right –studies suggest that 30–50 % of athletes […]

Sports Nutrition

March 4, 2024

Can Exercise Cause Diarrhea?

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Rest days are underestimated in the fitness world, and what to eat on rest days is a common concern. While viewing them as an excuse to indulge or skip meals is tempting, proper nutrition on rest days is key for muscle recovery and overall performance.  What you eat on your days off can significantly impact […]

Non-Diet Nutrition, Recipes & Meal Planning, Sports Nutrition

February 19, 2024

What to Eat on Rest Days

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Running is not merely a physical activity; it’s a journey that demands energy, stamina, and proper nutrition. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a casual jogger, understanding the significance of your diet can significantly impact your performance.  In this blog, we’ll learn the importance of choosing the best snacks for runners, the ideal balance of […]

Recipes & Meal Planning, Sports Nutrition

January 29, 2024

What Should Runners Eat? The Best Snacks for Runners

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Have you ever heard the phrase, toxic gym culture? We all know physical activity is great for both our mental and physical health. There are many different types of exercises and places to exercise. Some people dance, swim, run, cycle or lift weights. Some people enjoy working out at home or prefer to go to […]

Health at Every Size, Sports Nutrition

January 16, 2024

Toxic Gym Culture

Health Trends for 2024 In the ever-evolving world of health and wellness, the powerful influence of social media, particularly platforms like TikTok, is taking over. It has become a breeding ground for trends, shaping everything from fashion to food and health. As we venture into 2024, it’s a great time to dissect these trends, understand […]

Non-Diet Nutrition

January 15, 2024

Top Health Trends for 2024: What to Avoid (and what to do instead!)

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As we approach the end of the year, many of us are already thinking about setting resolutions for 2024. Among the most common resolutions are those related to weight loss and fitness. However, this often leads to rapid weight loss trends that don’t last. This pattern suggests that there’s a need for alternative New Year’s […]

Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition

January 8, 2024

2024 Alternative New Year’s Resolutions That AREN’T Weight-Related

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A registered dietitian (RD) undergoes many years of school and training before they can qualify to take their RD credentialing exam. Many people do not realize that in order to become a certified sports dietitian, a dietitian has to do even more training. In order gain the Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) credential a […]

Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized

January 3, 2024

Top 5 Reasons To Work With a Sports RD