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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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Ranch Dressing Done Right

Do you categorize ranch dressing as an unhealthy food? Many of my clients tell me that they avoid using ranch dressing because it’s so high in calories; they assume that it will not fit into a nourishing meal pattern. I also hear parents complain that their kids will only eat vegetables if they are drowned […]

Sautéed Mushrooms and Spinach

Growing up, I never ate mushrooms or spinach. Not because I didn’t like the taste; actually, I had never tried them. It was because my parents didn’t eat them, and therefore, I was never exposed to them.  They were unfamiliar vegetables and my parents didn’t like them. That was enough for me to assume they […]

Simple 6-ingredient Lasagna

Love lasagna? Me too! Unfortunately, fitting this food into a calorie-controlled meal plan can be a bit challenging; especially for those of us that don’t have a high daily calorie demand. (If only I was taller so I could eat more!) Instead of breaking-up this Italian favorite all together, I played around with some basic […]

Fueling Young Athletes by Heather Mangieri