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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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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