By Ashley Dimon, Dietitian & Sports Nutrition Volunteer Are you constantly thinking about food? Do you often feel tired or irritable? Do you often have stress fractures or injuries that won’t heal? Hair loss? Irregular or loss of your menstrual cycle? These are all symptoms of RED-s, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, or Low Energy […]

Men's Health, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

June 29, 2021

Signs your Relationship with Exercise may be Leading to Overtraining and/or Under Fueling

A combination of overtraining and underfueling is the most common cause of low energy availability.

By Ashley Dimon, Dietitian & Sports Nutrition Volunteer Summer’s here, and you’re ready to trade in your mittens and snow shovels for sandals and shades. But are you feeling the pressure of the wellness culture? If you’re like me, your social media accounts are being inundated with “health and wellness” tips and videos from celebrities […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Uncategorized

June 9, 2021

Sh*t Wellness Culture Tells You…

Written By: Emma Hesse, Student Nutrition Volunteer I have spent most of my life picking apart my body. I can remember starting my first diet around age seven, and that cycle lasted about 14 years. That is a long time for anyone, but especially me since I am only 23. I spent 14 years picking […]

Eating Disorders, Health at Every Size, Non-Diet Nutrition, Uncategorized

May 13, 2021

What Happens When You Stop Dieting FOR GOOD.

Lex Moriarty

No time for post workout recovery snacks? Think again! Here are 5 quick and easy smoothies to aid in your post-workout recovery by boosting your energy and protecting your muscles. 1.) Strawberry Banana Smoothie 12 ounces of liquid (milk/milk alternative, water or 100% strawberry banana fruit juice) 1 cup of strawberries 1 banana 2.) Mixed […]

Sports Nutrition

April 5, 2021

5 Quick & Easy Post Workout Shakes

By Lexi Moriarty, MS, RD, CSSD & Ashley Dimon, Sports Nutrition Volunteer Depending on your circles, you may have heard these terms thrown around or even whispers about them around the internet, but you may not be sure exactly what it means. So I want to take a few minutes to break it down for […]

Sports Nutrition, Women's Health

March 2, 2021

What Every Active Female (and Male) Should Know about Low Energy Availability and RED-S.

By: Ashley Dimon, Sports Nutrition Volunteer Over the past few years, the interest in vitamin D in foods and as a supplement has really picked up! Vitamin D plays an important role in calcium absorption. It supports bone health by keeping bones strong while also reducing the risk of stress fractures. Vitamin D also plays […]

Sports Nutrition

February 16, 2021

Why is Vitamin D So Important?

Sources of Vitamin D, vitamin d for athletes

You can embrace the holidays while prioritizing your health. First though, let’s talk about what I mean by health. As an RD, people often think I’m referring to exercise, high-nutrient foods, and disease management/prevention when I talk about health. As much as I am referring to these things, I’m not just talking about physical health. […]

Uncategorized

December 17, 2019

How to Eat Healthy and Enjoy Food over the Holidays

Looking for an easy side dish with some Fall flavor? Look no further. This side dish is packed with healthy starch, antioxidants, and fiber for a wholesome option that will round out any meal.  Ingredients: 2 Sweet Potatoes, halved and sliced into eighths 2 Bartlett Pears, quartered and sliced into thirds 2 Red Apples, quartered […]

Uncategorized

November 21, 2019

Potatoes, Apples, & Pears in Fall Spices

 You’ve probably heard about it by now. As the “ditch the diet” chatter continues, the Health at Every Size (HAES) approach is getting some well-deserved attention too. A high profile article in the Huffington Post in September 2018 shined a lot of light on this philosophy and started the wave of questions among my clients, […]

Uncategorized

November 5, 2019

Healthy at Every Size – 5 Things to Know

The heat is blazing and our Summer cravings are still in full swing. With the end of Summer just around the corner, take the next few weeks to savor every last bit of heat and some of our favorite end of Summer treats.   Watermelon: One of my all time favorites. Despite being a popular […]

Uncategorized

August 9, 2019

August: Things to Savor