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Katie McGrath

Katie McGrath

Staff Writer

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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.


Recent Posts

Farmers Markets in All 50 States Accept Your EBT SNAP Cards, Some Double Your Money!

7 August 2014, 1:00 pm

It’s no secret: it can often take a lot of money to eat healthy. Anyone who has tried to shop at premium grocers or attempted to buy mostly organic produce can understand this. It can leave you questioning how low-income families can do it! You may not believe it, but the best place to go [...]


The De-Stress Diet and 5 Foods for a Better Mood

31 July 2014, 3:45 pm

Eat more when you’re stressed? You’re not alone. In fact, all that stress eating can pack on an additional 11 pounds each year! Most of us are quick to turn to sugar and refined carbs the second tension gets high. When we feel overwhelmed, we seek out comforting food, giving it the power to make [...]


Weight Watchers is the Best Diet Deal at $377 to Lose 5 Pounds

29 July 2014, 2:09 pm

Want to kickstart your weight loss journey but unsure where to begin? A new study suggests that Weight Watchers diet program and the weight loss drug Qsymia may give you the best bang for your buck. ABC News aired a story about Duke University comparing the costs and effectiveness of three diet programs and three [...]


Little Blue Dynamos: My Love Affair with Blueberries Made a Blueberry Cucumber Salad

21 July 2014, 1:54 pm

It’s my favorite time of year: peak blueberry season! If you’re anything like me, you can’t get enough of these little balls of deliciousness. Farmers markets, U-Pick berry fields, or from the local produce store, I can’t gobble them up fast enough. Peak season is anytime from late June through early September, so I’m even [...]


Millennials Support Holistic Wellness More Than Any Other Generation

17 July 2014, 12:00 pm

Young people are generally healthy, but on the off-chance they’re not, a new survey reports that millennials are much more accepting of natural healing alternatives than any other generation. Most traditional medical settings recommend sticking to traditional treatments and adding in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). But this report by the Natural Marketing Institute, published [...]


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