Heather is an award winning expert in food and nutrition and is a board certified specialist in sports dietetics. She owns Nutrition CheckUp, a nutrition consulting practice located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that specializes in sports nutrition, weight management and disordered eating. At her practice, Heather provides nutritional guidance and expertise to casual exercisers and competitive athletes so they can reach their performance, fitness and body composition goals.
For the past seven years, she has served as a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She’s been quoted in hundreds of local and national publications including Fitness Magazine, Cosmopolitan, More Magazine, Woman’s Running Magazine, ELLE, Woman’s Health Magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, La Times and USA Today. She’s also been featured on Self.com, MSN.com, ESPNW, Foxnews.com, among others and regularly appears on KDKA TV-2. She frequently writes on sports nutrition, weight management and wellness topics and speaks to consumers, athletes and professionals on eating right when it matters most. She received her BS in Nutrition from the Pennsylvania State University and her MS in Wellness and Human Performance from the University of Pittsburgh.
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