Disordered Eating

How Mental Health Affects Your Diet

How Mental Health Affects Your Diet

May is ‘Mental Health Awareness Month’. Get outside… This video highlights the importance of going outside for better mental health. Being outside in nature improves our mood, lowers stress and anxiety, and helps us sleep better. Plus… in just 30 minutes, we get replenished with Vitamin D! Learn more about the importance of the ‘sunshine […]

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The 3 Signs to Detect If You Have Disordered Eating

The 3 Signs to Detect If You Have Disordered Eating

Recognize the warning signs in yourself, and others. “Do I have a problem?” As one of the most prevalent issues I see with my clients young and old, I’m continuing the conversation of disordered eating. I’ve discussed this topic from different angles in my blog, such as How To Spot Disordered Eating In Your Young

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Should I Track My Macros

Should I Track My Macros?

Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions of losing weight, getting toned, and building muscle. But is it a good idea to rely on an app for that? Calorie-counting trackers or macro-counting apps are everywhere now, and if used as a tool for a period of time and within reason, can certainly guide you to

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How to Help an Athlete Who is a Picky Eater

How to Help an Athlete Who is a Picky Eater

What do you do for fueling your young athlete who’s not easy to feed? In this video, I share what works in my household, and some tips to help break through picky-eating habits. Athletes of every age require more fuel and calories so they can perform in their sport and maintain energy and muscle mass.

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What I would tell my younger self - Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian

What I Would Tell My Younger Self

Imagine sitting your younger self down for a talk… knowing what you know now, what would you say? I would elaborate on two very important topics, which I share here. March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Fuel for the Future”, and eating with sustainability in mind to nourish ourselves and protect

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How to spot disordered eating in your young athlete

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 wait. This topic is near and dear to my heart, and you

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian -Lets Talk About Female Athlete Triad

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 from parents who are concerned about their teen athlete, because they’re working out and

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Why Is Nutrition So Confusing

Why Is Nutrition So Confusing?

Tired of the contradictions, mixed messages, and overall confusion about nutrition? This video highlights a few points that will help guide you to an approach that’s right for you. I get asked these questions all the time: “Why is nutrition so confusing?” “Should I be eating that, or not?” Not everything applies to everyone the

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Nutrition Isn't a One Size Fits All, How You Can Customize It - Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian

Nutrition Isn’t One Size Fits All: How You Can Customize It

Is your diet right for you, and your unique nutrition needs? In this video, I discuss a major issue I see time and time again with my clients who are on diets that are not customized to support them. The result is they don’t reach their goals, and their health potentially worsens or even develop

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - How to Listen to Your Body and Eat Intuitively

How to Listen to Your Body and Eat Intuitively

Is listening to your body and eating intuitively a mystery to you? A topic I’m very passionate about is intuitive eating, and much of my work with clients is helping them improve their relationship with food, rather than viewing it as the enemy. My own struggles with weight loss led to crash diets and a

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