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Heather is the owner of Nutrition CheckUp, a nutrition consulting practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that specializes in sports nutrition, weight management and disordered eating.

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Simple Protein Pancakes

These protein pancakes are made with cottage cheese, but you won’t hear me refer to them as cottage cheese pancakes! I’m a mom of three kids and not one of them will eat cottage cheese. They do, however, eat these pancakes! If you don’t care for cottage cheese, don’t panic. This no-lump recipe even meets […]

Fueling Young Athletes is Born

My 4th baby is born! That’s right, after many months of anticipation, Fueling Young Athletes has made its official debut. I could not be more excited to be sharing this news! The day my first box of books was delivered is not one I will soon forget; I doubt my kids will forget it either. My […]

Breakfast on the Fly

I’ve been a registered dietitian for a long time. Over the years, I think I’ve heard every excuse in the book for why breakfast gets skipped. Whatever your excuse- no time, not hungry, don’t need it- my response is always the same. Eating breakfast is not negotiable; have something. Breakfast breaks-the-fast from not eating overnight […]

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