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Nutrition & Wellness

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Nutrition Therapy

I offer nutrition counseling for prenatal & postpartum health, including complications like gestational diabetes and disordered eating. Click below to read more about what’s right for you and schedule a free 15-minute discovery call!



Join prenatal experts Kate Baran RYT-200, RPYT and McKenzie Caldwell, MPH RDN at the NoDa Yoga Annex in Charlotte, NC for this 3 part series in October to learn how you can thrive through pregnancy and beyond by nourishing your body with nutrition & yoga.

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Prenatal Nutrition Resources for RDs

The weight inclusive approach to prenatal nutrition can be difficult to navigate, especially when conditions like gestational diabetes come into play. Explore these dietitian-designed resources including a free guide to your initial session with a GDM client and up-to-date client handouts!

*RD2RD is only available in some countries. Click here to contact McKenzie directly about downloading/purchasing resources if it is unavailable where you live.*

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Recent Blog Posts


Hungry Harvest - get $5 off your first box!

This company is awesome - it helps reduce food waste by selling excess or imperfect produce to you, and supports food insecurity initiatives in the process. Now delivering in Charlotte, NC!


Try ClassPass - get 2 weeks free!

If you’re like me and would MUCH rather take a class than workout at the gym for your joyful movement, ClassPass is for you! ClassPass allows you to hop around to different fitness studios to try lots of different classes - from yoga, to kickboxing, to aerial silks, find something fun that works for you!

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TV Segment

WCNC - How men can make small changes to their diet for big health benefits

Hear this women’s health dietitian talk about men’s health for a change!


Intuitive Eating During Pregnancy & Postpartum

Podcast interview with Coffee & Kettlebells

“In this episode of Coffee & Kettlebells, I chat with Registered Dietitian, McKenzie Caldwell who answers the question, what exactly is the best diet for you both during pregnancy and postpartum? Mackenzie and I share the same philosophy when it comes to nutrition and weight loss as we are both firm believers in intuitive eating. McKenzie brings us a comforting approach to nutrition for the times in our lives when we feel the least in control of our diet ever!”



Article collaboration with Wellseek Collective

Morning sickness is one of the hallmarks of pregnancy that all women prefer not to have to experience. If you’re one of the unfortunate, here are 6 natural remedies to help you get through it.