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
Articles by this author
Counting weight loss macros has become a popular approach to losing weight, because you can essentially eat what you want – to a degree.
In fact, macro counting is sometimes referred to as flexible dieting, or IIFYM (“if it fits your macros”).
So, what are macros and should you be counting them if you want to lose weight?
This article looks into the role of macros and whether or not keeping track of them is a viable way to lose weight.
Is a vegan diet weight loss plan the best way to shed some extra pounds?
Based on scientific evidence, it very well could be.
Read on to learn if a vegan diet may be right for you, and how to get started on a 7-day vegan diet weight loss plan.
If you’ve been advised to follow a FODMAP elimination diet, a low FODMAP food list can make your life much easier.
Below, we’ve organized a comprehensive list of both foods to enjoy and foods to avoid when following a low FODMAP diet.
A low-carb meal plan may be your key to losing weight.
Low-carb diets have become increasingly popular, with some people claiming that weight loss can become practically effortless when going low-carb.
However, these diets aren’t for everyone. Here, we’ll go over some pros and cons of low-carb dieting and provide a simple low-carb meal plan for weight loss.
For various reasons, many people find themselves wondering how to lose 20 pounds quickly.
Having reasonable expectations can help protect your health and also ensure long-term success.
So, how long should it take to lose 20 pounds (about 9 kilograms)? Below, we discuss if it’s possible to do in two months or less.
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.