HA Recovery Signs

A diagnosis of hypothalamic amenorrhea can be scary, but there are ways to recover. Once you begin the process of getting your period back, there are signs that you can look out for that will show you are on the right path. As a Certified Sports Dietitian, I help a lot of athletes with hypothalamic …

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How to Get Your Period Back

As an athlete, you may have heard of others or have experienced yourself losing a normal menstrual cycle. Although it may not sound terrible, it is something that needs to be taken seriously and worked to be fixed.  Getting your period back after you have lost it is a process, and I am here to …

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Can Underfueling Cause Bloating?

Bloating is one of the biggest complaints I hear from athletes. Bloating makes many athletes feel uncomfortable and can affect their body image. Both can negatively affect your confidence and performance in your sport! One way that someone may try to get rid of their bloat is by eating less, but does this really solve …

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Should Electrolyte Drinks Have Sugar?

Electrolyte drinks have become increasingly popular among athletes and fitness enthusiasts to replenish lost fluids and minerals during intense physical activity. However, a contentious issue has arisen: should electrolyte drinks have sugar? In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the debate surrounding sugar in electrolyte drinks and explore the potential benefits and …

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How to Know You are Dehydrated

As the weather gets hotter this summer and you may be spending more time outside, you might run into a day where you’re sweating a lot and super parched. You might as yourself, “Am I dehydrated?”, knowing it can be harmful. Optimal hydration is essential to maximizing performance but is also essential for health and …

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