Lindsay Christensen, M.S., CNS | Chris Kresser

Lindsay Christensen, M.S., CNS

Lindsay Christensen is a research assistant and contributing writer for Chris Kresser. She has a B.S. in Biomedical Science and an M.S. in Human Nutrition and is a clinical nutritionist, freelance writer, and the newly minted author of The Lyme Disease 30-Day Meal Plan, a practical science-based guide on dietary and lifestyle changes that support recovery from Lyme disease. She currently sees clients through her nutrition consulting business, Ascent to Health, and has completed a 1,000-hour internship to obtain the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential, a prestigious credential for nutrition professionals.

When Lindsay is not writing and seeing clients, she can be found hiking, skiing, and trail running in the beautiful outdoor spaces surrounding her home in Broomfield, Colorado. You can learn more about Lindsay’s writing and nutrition consulting services at Ascent to Health, stay up-to-date on the latest nutrition science on her Facebook and Instagram accounts, and find her new book, The Lyme Disease 30-Day Meal Plan, on Amazon.

Recent Articles by Lindsay Christensen, M.S., CNS

9 PCOS Nutrition Interventions to Help Your Symptoms and Improve Your Health
PCOS affects an alarming number of women, but nutritional interventions may help. Read on to learn about nine PCOS nutrition interventions and find out which one may be right for you.
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PCOS nutrition
Phytochemicals and Health: A Deep Dive into Food-Based Plant Compounds and How They Impact Your Health
Read this article to learn about the health benefits of phytochemicals, the foods in which these substances can be found, and specific situations in which phytochemicals may act as a double-edged sword.
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phytochemicals
Debunking the Myth of Heart-Healthy Oils
The conventional medical community has long promoted the myth of “heart-healthy” oils. Find out why these vegetable oils are dangerous for your cardiovascular system, and learn which fats you should choose instead.
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heart healthy oils
The Many Types of Fiber: Your Guide to Dietary Fiber, Prebiotics, and Starches
What is fiber, and how does it differ from prebiotics and starch? Learn more about dietary fiber, prebiotics, and starch, and find out how to incorporate different types of fiber into your diet.
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types of fiber
The Link between Sleep and Eating and What to Eat for a Good Night’s Sleep
Many lifestyle factors impact sleep, including nutrition. Read on to learn about the link between sleep and eating, and find out how you can achieve deep, restorative sleep.
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sleep and eating
The HPA Axis Dysfunction Diet: How to Use Nutrition to Support a Balanced Stress Response
HPA axis dysfunction has far-reaching impacts on your health, but following a strategic HPA axis dysfunction diet may help you recover. Here’s how you can use nutrition to support your HPA axis and stress response.
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HPA Axis Dysfunction Diet
How to Practice Mindfulness and the 20 Ways It Will Transform Your Life
In our hectic world, mindfulness is quickly becoming a necessity. Check out this article for tips on how to practice mindfulness and the ways it will transform your health and life.
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How to Practice Mindfulness
Nutrition and Aging: What to Eat for a Long and Healthy Life
The diet and lifestyle choices we make have a significant impact on aging. Read on to learn how nutrition and aging are connected and the steps you can take to control the aging process.
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nutrition and aging
Alcohol and Health: 15 Effects of Excess Alcohol Intake and 4 Benefits of Moderate Drinking
What is the impact of alcohol on your health? Check out this article for 15 effects of excessive drinking and four benefits of moderate alcohol consumption.
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alcohol health