Christine is a Registered Dietitian who writes evidence-based articles about nutrition and health.
She earned a Master of Public Health degree in Nutrition, summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota, and attended culinary school in Chicago.
Christine passionately promotes healthy active lifestyles for disease prevention, with a focus on plant-based eating.
How does Christine make health a priority?
She stays healthy and happy by trail-running, practicing yoga, and growing nutritious food for her family.
Articles by this author
[Last updated 14th August, 2018]
Pseudomembranous colitis refers to inflammation in the gut that is associated with an overgrowth of C. diff bacteria.
This condition can cause very uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms that are very serious if not managed properly.
Unfortunately, pseudomembranous colitis is becoming more common with people often experiencing it more than once.
This article explores what to eat and drink during a C. diff infection, and what diet can help prevent pseudomembranous colitis from recurring.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 23rd January, 2019]
Forskolin has been touted as “lightning in a bottle” and a “miracle flower” for weight loss.
But does it really live up to the hype?
This is a sales-free review of forskolin and whether it could help you lose weight.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 9th January, 2020]
A wide range of diets and eating patterns have gained popularity in recent years.
High-protein diets in particular are popular because of how effective they are.
The Protein-Sparing Modified Fast is no exception.
This article explains what the diet it is and who may be appropriate to give it a go. [Discover More…]
[Last updated 22nd November, 2018]
Maltitol is an ingredient often found in low-calorie and sugar-free foods.
But is it a healthy sugar alternative?
This article will explain what maltitol is, why it’s used and whether you should avoid it.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 10th February, 2018]
Have you ever noticed the word “maltodextrin” in the ingredient list on a package of food?
It’s a very common ingredient, but is it safe?
This article will explain exactly what maltodextrin is, why it’s in so many foods and whether or not you should avoid it.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 9th May, 2019]
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterised by recurrent digestive stress.
In addition to painful physical symptoms, it can cause serious stress and anxiety if left unmanaged.
This article looks at the scientifically-proven diet and lifestyle changes for IBS treatment.[Discover More…]