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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 - My Personal Struggle with an Eating Disorder, Part 2

My Personal Struggle with an Eating Disorder – Part 2

Realizing I had a problem, I wasn’t ready to change. “No food tasted as good as being skinny felt.” Last blog I posted about the background history of my personal struggle with an eating disorder. Today I want to share with you the downward spiral of my eating disorder. For many of you who have …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - Becoming More Than Just a Number - My Journey with an Eating Disorder

Becoming More Than Just a Number: My Journey with an Eating Disorder

As a collegiate athlete, and a distance runner, numbers became an obsession. This blog tells Hannah’s journey of breaking free of an eating disorder. I have been playing sports since the age of four; being an athlete has always taken up a large portion of my identity. I remember growing up wanting to be a …

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Kristen Ziesmer, Sports Dietitian - The Making of a Beauty Queen

The Making of a Beauty Queen

Sit down with Kristen and Miss South Carolina Pageant contestant, Sophie Keyes to find out what it takes to become a healthy beauty queen. “My weight has always been a constant battle for me. When I was in high school I went from a size 10 to a size 2. I still love food but …

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