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:
- Instagram: @kimyawitz_rdn
- Website: kimyawitz.com
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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.
Andro400 claims to “boost your testosterone the safe and natural way”.
Lots of men want to do this, especially as they get older.
The supplement has also been reported to improve sexual function, reduce belly fat, fight fatigue and lower stress.
But does science support these claims? Let’s take a look at the evidence behind Andro400.
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.
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.
Recently there’s been a lot of hype surrounding MCT oil.
Some claim it to be a miracle supplement that offers many health benefits.
But what exactly is MCT oil, and is there any evidence to support these testimonials?
Here, we look at the reported benefits of MCT oil and whether or not you should be taking it.
[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.
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.
Weight loss is one of the most common health goals.
A low-calorie meal plan can help you achieve this goal.
One such plan proposes 1,500 calories per day—but this may not be the appropriate amount for everyone.
Here, we will help you determine if a 1,500 calorie diet is right for you and offer tips on how to find success on a low-calorie diet.