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 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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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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5 Steps to Making A Healthy Family

Being a parent is hard work! I’ve officially made it two years as a parent and I’ve had to really shift priorities during these two years. I, just as I’m sure you do, want my family to be a...

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How to Brew Kombucha for a Healthy Gut

In this blog, you'll learn what Kombucha is, the health benefits of drinking it, and how to brew your own at home. A healthy gut is the first place to start for curing many ails. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is fermented tea....

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How to Prevent Your Gut From Derailing Your Training

Is your training and athletic performance being compromised by an unhappy gut? Whether it's traveling, antibiotics, dining out or intense training, there are many triggers for GI issues. These “issues” may include stomach pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation or a combination...

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The Importance of Being a Positive Role Model

I had a very sad experience recently that reminded me of the power and importance of being a positive role model. A 6 year old told me she needed to get skinny! Yes, a 6 year old little girl!! After...

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