As I mentioned last week (click here if you missed it), weight is not a good indicator if you have RED-S. This is because a calorie deficit doesn’t always equal weight loss. You can be Read more…
Hello! I’m Megan Kuikman. I’m a Registered Dietitian with specialized training in sports nutrition. I’m currently doing research on relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) and disordered eating in athletes. RED-S occurs when calorie intake doesn’t cover the cost of calories expended through exercise. This can have negative outcomes for athlete health and performance.
My goal is to help athletes and active individuals achieve a healthy attitude towards health, training, and food. I empower athletes to fuel properly for training in order to restore their health and enhance performance.
RED-S, disordered eating and underfueling can occur in athletes of any sport, across any age, body size, culture, socioeconomic status, and athletic ability. Through my virtual practice, I help athletes reach their full potential both physically and mentally.
Unsure if you need help?
It can be challenging to know if you should reach out for help. Take a look at common signs and symptoms of under-eating to determine if you may benefit from a consultation.