Kristin Kirkpatrick

Kristin Kirkpatrick

Kristin Kirkpatrick is a registered dietitian and wellness manager for the Cleveland Clinic’s Lifestyle 180 program. She is a regular guest on the "Dr. Oz Show" and a regular contributor to STACK Magazine.

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Fruit That Cools You Down During the Summer

When your body's built-in thermostat—in your hypothalamus—senses your core temperature is over 98.6° F, you sweat. As each drop of moisture evapo...

Flu-Fighting Vitamins and Minerals

The top vitamins and minerals for keeping your immune system performing at its peak are vitamins C, E, B6, A, D, folic acid, iron, selenium, and z...

3 Immunity Boosting Nutrition Tips

Rigorous physical activity weakens the body's immune function, increasing the risk of infection. Elevate your immunities and avoid getting sick th...

Brain Food

Foods rich in brain-healthy nutrients can help you excel in the classroom and on the field. Try one of these mind-mending items at breakfast to fi...

2 Energy Drink Rules Athletes Must Follow

Energy drink producers claim the drinks enhance performance, increase stamina and spike alertness, and some research suggests they may improve ana...

How Eggs Can Change Your Genes

The foods you choose to put in your mouth today are critical to your health tomorrow. But did you know certain foods can also affect your future off...

The Low-Stress Diet Game Plan

To keep your stress levels in check, start with a great offense by consuming small, frequent meals. Then amp up your defense by following three ke...

The Healthy Way to Lose Weight

People start diets around the holidays to look good for parties or fit into a swimsuit for a winter vacation; and to get that "quick fix," many at...

Fight Illness With Food

No one enjoys being sick; but when it interferes with a tournament or competition, it's truly the pits. Playing while you're sick is never a good idea...

How Eating Right Can Help You Quit Tobacco

The ultimate goal of any serious athlete who smokes is to quit. (The YOU Docs break down why athletes should quit smoking.) Surprisingly, what yo...

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