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Katie McGrath is a major geek for health. She makes it a point to read, review, cook, eat, and sweat her way through the latest in fitness, nutrition, and happiness. Her interests and expertise span from her 18-year contemporary dance training to her more recent loves of yoga and plant-based cooking.
Serving as a corporate wellness consultant and private nutrition coach, she guides people of all ages and health backgrounds to make simple and sustainable steps towards their best selves.
Her motto? Keep It Real: real food, real life, real results, real health, the real YOU!
When she's not working with her amazing clients, you can find Katie teaching or practicing yoga, exploring nature in her new home of the Pacific Northwest, or in her kitchen trying to make her favorite yummy desserts healthier...it is possible!
Katie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western Michigan University with degrees in Exercise Physiology and Dance Performance. She holds multiple certifications in nutrition, health coaching, personal training, and yoga.
New moms everywhere are following the recent trend of celebs like Fergie and Jessica Simpson who have shed post-baby weight by juice cleansing. Women inside and outside of Hollywood to lose weight are under pressure every day but are under special scrutiny to rush back to their pre-baby body. But is this dramatic weight loss [...]
For years doctors have been saying that aerobic exercise and an active lifestyle lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. But scientists have long wondered if strength training combined with cardio can help lower the risk even more. Just as importantly, is just strength training alone enough to lower the risk even a little bit? [...]
Our news about the nutrition facts reform from the FDA has been spreading like wildfire! We dug deeper to find for you the timeline that nobody seems to be providing yet. After speaking at length with the FDA’s Deputy Director Siobhan DeLancey, here’s what to expect in the days (and weeks, and years…) to come [...]
Want to radiate health and happiness like upcoming Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres? Here are seven lifestyle habits that the reigning comedy queen prioritizes in her life! 1. Eat Lots of Veggies. Ellen follows a vegan, or at least primarily plant-based, diet. She went completely vegan after learning more about the sources of meat products, but has [...]
The White House and the Food and Drug Administration have announced their plan today to update the nutrition facts label on food packages, a move that is being heralded and praised by nutrition experts and enthusiasts alike. Proposed changes include: Calories displayed more prominently. Congress and the FDA are pushing for a larger, bolded font for [...]