November 01, 2017
Have you ever found yourself asking the question, “I wish someone would tell me what to eat?” With all the different nutrition research findings in the news it can be tricky to figure out what we should be eating. “Everything in moderation” has become everyday and at every meal. How on earth do we keep it all straight?
December 05, 2017
For years, there has been program after program guaranteeing weight loss. We can’t seem to figure it out on our own, so we see an ad on the TV or computer and we hope that this time we will be able to keep the weight off. Sound familiar? Are you still looking to shed a few extra pounds to get that lean body you see others have, but don’t think that you can?
January 11, 2018
"Counting Macros" has been around for a long time and used to be popular only with the bodybuilding crowd. It is now starting to pop up in other sports nutrition as well. A balance of both macromolecules and micronutrients are absolutely necessary for a healthy athlete – and more importantly, for a healthy body. Macros programs tend to work for several reasons and Dr. K helps guide you to determine your needs.
January 08, 2018
With the New Year, it is hard not to reflect on the past and begin to think about ways we want to improve such as weight loss. When it comes to nutrition and weight loss, there are a few things to keep in mind. You can absolutely be successful and get the body you’ve always dreamed of! Find out how to utilize nutrition to get there and why.
January 16, 2018
Nutrition and eating healthy doesn't have to be complicated or involve a "diet." Ben Bergeron talks about why he prefers to keep nutritional advice simple and why both quality and quantity of food matters.
March 02, 2018
Are you training for the Open? Your nutrition on the day of your qualifier competitions is just as important if not more than and physical training you have done. Dr. Kirsten gives her insight and helpful tips for eating to fuel your body on competition days.
May 03, 2018
Athletes put high demands on their bodies and utilize more resources than most people, so they are at risk of many different deficiencies and insufficiencies, injury and illness. So, why do you need Vitamin D specifically and what can you do to prevent Vitamin D insufficiency?
May 15, 2018 by Dr. Jason Fong
All foods are composed of a combination of three major components, called macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein, fat). This article will help you understand how your body processes each through digestion.
May 31, 2018
Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are over-the-counter painkillers and common medications of choice. There are unfortunately, several issues with NSAIDs. Dr. K addresses issues with NSAIDs and offers healthier options for you.
July 16, 2018
No matter what research you look at, whether you follow macros, keto, paleo etc. long term, effective weight loss most often occurs when there’s a shift in mentality. Learn how to better shift from thinking "I can’t" to "I don’t want to."
August 14, 2018
Inflammation is affected by the foods you eat and in return, contributes to issues such as joint aches and pains, autoimmune conditions, hormone imbalance, weight loss struggles and more. Hear Dr. K's insights to how you can improve your health and and decrease inflammation with just a few steps.
December 14, 2018
If you're struggling with information overload when it comes to what is and isn't healthy to eat, here's Dr. K's advice on where to start.
January 14, 2019
Read more about the basics of what/when to eat and get more out of your your health and fitness journey!