Kimberly Yawitz, Registered Dietitian


Kim Yawitz is a registered dietitian nutritionist in St. Louis, Missouri.

Since August 2017, she’s been working with sports nutrition and weight management clients for a private practice.

Prior to joining a private practice, Kim worked as an inpatient clinical dietitian, developing nutrition care plans for patients with health concerns ranging from autoimmune disease to critical illness.

In addition to her work with clients, Kim is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. She loves weightlifting and trail and obstacle course racing. When she’s not writing or seeing clients, you might find her trying to keep up with her three young children.

Learn more about Kim:

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  • Instagram: @kimyawitz_rdn
  • Website: kimyawitz.com

 

Articles by this author

 

The Ultimate Weight Loss Diet Plan for Diabetics

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Diabetes and its complications are more common than ever before.

For this reason, it’s fundamental to follow a well-planned diabetic diet if you have diabetes (1).

More than 85% of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese, and rates of the disease have increased in parallel with the increased prevalence of obesity (2).

So for diabetics, weight loss will help improve your blood sugar control and reduce your overall health risks.

Here, we’ll look at the benefits of specific diabetic diets for weight loss, and offer some practical suggestions and meal plans for those looking to lose weight.

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Should You Try the Mediterranean Diet? We Examine the Evidence

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The Mediterranean diet has long been touted as one of the best.

In fact, U.S. News and World Report named it the best diet overall compared to 41 different diets.

The Mediterranean diet was also named the best plant-based diet, best diet for healthy eating, best diet for diabetes, and easiest diet to follow.

Some studies even suggest it can help you live longer (1, 2).

But is this diet really the best diet for you?

Here, we take a closer look at the origins of the diet and the current scientific evidence to see if the Mediterranean diet is all it’s cracked up to be.

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What’s the Best Diet for Metabolic Syndrome? We Review the Options

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[Last updated 4th June, 2019]

Metabolic syndrome is a medical condition that’s fast becoming a worldwide epidemic.

It currently affects an estimated 25% of the world population.

In the United States alone, the prevalence of metabolic syndrome has increased by more than 35% in the past 30 years (1, 2).

If left untreated, metabolic syndrome can cause serious to life-threatening medical problems.

Fortunately, changes in diet can help prevent and treat it in many cases.

This article takes a look at the best diet for metabolic syndrome.

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