Lauren is a health professional that is passionate about nutrition, wellness and exercise. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, she counsels clients on how to implement healthy lifestyle changes. She completed her clinical rotations in nutrition at the Memphis VA Medical Center to earn her Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Credential. Lauren has worked with a variety of populations and has extensive experience in the areas of weight loss/management, diabetes, heart disease, celiac disease, and sports nutrition.
The Austin Public Safety Wellness Center is collaborating with the City of Austin (COA) Registered Dietician Lauren Mcgill to provide First Responder specific nutrition information and resources. We will provide you the chance to submit questions and get answers, see schedules to attend in-person sessions, and view online resources. We are excited to collaborate with Lauren and Healthy Connections to provide the best and latest information regarding nutrition for all stages in your journey.
The human body responds to the energy sources we provide it in many different ways. The primary source for energy comes from the carbohydrates and sugars we eat. Ketosis happens when we use fat storages instead of carbohydrates and sugars.