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Kristin Kirkpatrick

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RDN, former lead dietitian at Cleveland Clinic and founder and president of KAK Consulting, LLC., is an award-winning dietitian, best-selling author and nationally recognized speaker and writer. Follow Kristin while she works to help people live longer and better @fuelwellwithkrissy, with the world’s greatest need in mind, good health.

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RDN, former lead dietitian at Cleveland Clinic and founder and president of KAK Consulting, LLC., is an award-winning dietitian, best-selling author and nationally recognized speaker and writer. Follow Kristin while she works to help people live longer and better @fuelwellwithkrissy, with the world’s greatest need in mind, good health.

Latest from Kristin Kirkpatrick

I’m a dietitian, and these are the foods I recommend for better liver health

Between 25% and 58% of Americans have a fatty liver disease— a dietitian shares her expert recommends for to eat and avoid if you want to maintain liver health.

5 foods high in omega-3s

Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat shown to have benefits to brain and heart health. There are two types of omega-3s: plant-based and fish-based.

What do you eat on a low-carb diet? Dietitians share meal plans and foods to try

A dietitian shares four sample meal plans for a low-carb diet: 30% carbohydrate, intermittent fasting, restaurant picks and a 7-day meal plan.

People claim the carnivore diet helps with weight loss. But is it healthy?

The carnivore diet is a high-protein, no-carb meal plan that eliminates plant foods for an all-animal diet to lose weight and manage diabetes. Is it safe?

Turkey benefits: Is white meat really healthier than dark meat?

Turkey has 161 calories per serving. Learn the difference between white meat vs dark meat, if turkey makes you sleepy and heathy turkey recipes for your leftovers.

20 low-carb, keto-friendly vegetables to try

If you're eating a low-carbohydrate or keto diet, try keto-friendly vegetables like spaghetti squash, portobello mushrooms, cauliflower and zucchini.

20 foods that lower blood pressure — and which foods to avoid

High blood pressure is caused by the force of blood flow in the arteries being too high. The DASH diet includes heart-healthy foods that lower blood pressure.

Pea protein vs. whey protein: What's the healthier protein powder?

Whey protein and pea protein are both sources of high-quality complete protein. But they differ in taste, source, digestibility, nutrition and muscle building.

Why pumpkin seeds are good for your heart, brain, liver and gut health

Pumpkin seeds are high in antioxidants; benefits include lower blood pressure, gut health, heart health, lower risk of cancer. Get a roasted pumpkin seeds recipe.

Are your gut issues SIBO? Learn the best diet to ease symptoms

SIBO is an excessive number of bacteria in the small bowel causing gastrointestinal symptoms. The low-FODMAP diet can help. Learn SIBO diet foods to eat and avoid.

This 7-day meal plan helps you follow a 2000-calorie diet the healthy way

This 7-day meal plan helps you follow a 2000-calorie diet the healthy way. Get breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack recipes for a balanced 2,000 calorie diet.