Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Ask the Dietitian: How Much Protein Do I Really Need?


Protein, protein, protein. It seems to be the macronutrient of choice. As Americans we are getting plenty of protein in our daily diets, but are we eating the optimum amount that our bodies are able to use for muscle protein synthesis? Find out how much is too much in the latest 'Ask the Dietitian' over at TrailRunnerMag.com.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Ask the Dietitian: Getting Enough Salt and Vitamin D

"How do I know I'm getting enough salt?"

"How do I get more Vitamin D?"

Answers to these common nutrition questions can be found in the latest Trail Runner Magazine 'Ask the Dietitian'!

If you have a nutrition question that you want answered in the next column, leave a comment, message me on Facebook or send me an email.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ask the Dietitian: Practicing Proper Portions

It is hard to practice portion control especially after a long hard run or strenuous bout of exercise, or if you're like me, "hangry!" Check out my latest 'Ask the Dietitian' from Trail Runner magazine on how to manage portions that are tailored to your body and activity level.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ask the Dietitian: Will Nitrates Make Me a Better Runner?

The humble beet has taken center stage in the sports-nutrition scene as the hottest new ergogenic, or exercise-performance, aid. What is it about beets that is rumored to make runners fitter, faster and stronger? Head on over to TrailRunnerMag.com to find out!


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Ask the Dietitian: Tips for Trail-Running Teens

Feeding a growing teenager is no easy task for a parent. They have an increased demand for energy and nutrients in order to mature into healthy adults. Throw into the mix weekly mileage and a selective palate and you have a greater challenge to meet his or her nutritional needs. Go to Trail Runner Magazine for tips to keep your teen full, focused and ready to run.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Ask the Dietitian: Diet & Kidney Stones

Are you a runner with kidney stones? Check out my latest column in Trail Runner magazine for protein sources that will help your muscles recover without increasing your risk for kidney stones.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Ask the Dietitian: Are Raw Peanuts Safe to Eat?

Ask the Dietitian is back! 

Are raw peanuts safe to eat or should they be roasted or cooked first?

Get the lowdown on aflatoxin in peanuts and other foods at Trail Runner Magazine.