How To Spot Disordered Eating In Your Young Athlete

You suspect that your young athlete has an eating disorder. But what are the signs to look for? What do you do, and more importantly, what don’t you do? 👉 Do learn more about the topic and seek professional help. 👉 Do not...

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How To Make Your Own Collagen-filled Bone Broth

Ever wondered how to make your own collagen-filled bone broth at home? Hint….Don’t throw away that chicken carcass. Collagen is all the rave right now in the world of nutrition, and for good reason. Be sure to see my video, Is...

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What Your Young Athlete Should Eat After a Late Night Practice or Game

It’s 9:00pm and your young athlete is starving after their practice or game. What do you feed them? You don’t want them going to bed on an uncomfortably full stomach, but not an empty one either. It’s important to feed them...

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How Young Athletes Can Pre-Fuel for After School Practice

School’s back in and so are after-school practices for young athletes. I hear from parents at the start of every school year looking for a nutrition plan to support their athlete. Pre-fueling for practices and games after school is especially important...

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How to Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss

Are you over the age of 30? Great things come with age, but when it comes to maintaining your muscles, you need to up your game to avoid age-related muscle loss. Sarcopenia is muscle loss that occurs with aging and/or immobility,...

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Hydration Needs for Young Athletes

Parents listen up! Every summer I work with young athletes to help them understand their hydration needs, and to establish a hydration protocol for parents to help their athlete implement. It’s a “hot” topic every summer (pun intended!), because it’s such...

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Is All Sugar Bad for You?

This video breaks it down and explains what type to avoid, and the better alternatives. Similar to dairy, sugar has gotten a bad rap, and many people now avoid it like the plague. See my blog which raises a glass...

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The Benefits of Milk for Building Muscle

In this video, I discuss why dairy deserves a second look for muscle building. June is National Dairy Month, so it’s the perfect time to pay homage to a glass of milk, and all the nutritional benefits it provides. In particular,...

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Let’s Talk About Female Athlete Triad

In this video, I talk about something that’s been on my mind lately; Female athlete triad syndrome. I work a lot with athletes and active individuals to help them fuel their body for better health and performance. I often get calls...

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Why I Don’t Make New Years Resolutions

With a new year comes new goals and resolutions. Are you ready to try a different approach than previous years? Watch this video to learn how. I don't necessarily agree with the mentality of New Year's resolutions. As a sports dietitian...

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