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Lindsay Christensen, MS, CNS, LDN, A-CFHC

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. Lindsay has also passed the Certified Ketogenic Nutrition Specialist exam developed by the American Nutrition Association earning her the CKNS credential.

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, MS, CNS, LDN, A-CFHC

Best Time to Take Probiotics: What The Science Tells Us and What Can Work Best for You
Probiotic consumption is associated with a host of beneficial health effects, including gut and brain health benefits. However, the question...
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best time to take probiotics
The Potential Downsides to Coffee and 6 Healthy Alternatives That Provide the Same Benefits
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages worldwide and demonstrates clear health benefits. As Chris discussed in his article...
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Coffee Alternatives
6 Things to Keep in Mind When Trying to Create a Balanced Mast Cell Activation Diet
Recognition of mast cell activation disorder (MCAD), a condition in which there is a chronic reactivation of a population of...
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mast cell activation syndrome diet
Ancestral Nutrition for Endurance Athletes
Do endurance athletes have to fuel with processed foods? Growing research suggests that an ancestral diet may be beneficial for endurance athletes. Read on to learn about the benefits of ancestral nutrition for endurance athletes.
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ancestral nutrition for athletes
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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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