Karin Hosenfeld MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered, licensed, board certified sports dietitian in the state of Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and her Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Nutrition from Texas Woman's University. Karin has owned her private practice, North Dallas Nutrition, in Plano, Texas since 2005 and is now pleased to also offer nutrition counseling at Southern Methodist University in the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports. Karin has been a consulting dietitian for the Plano-area YMCAs since 2005 and currently sits on the Plano YMCA Board of Managers. Karin, fluent in English and Spanish, has worked in the United States and abroad with high school age, collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes on their performance and recovery nutrition and with supplement compliance for various sports. She has worked with professional and elite athletes at Athletes' Performance in Frisco, Texas and is currently the official team dietitian of the Allen Americans professional hockey team. Karin is passionate that physical activity at every level should be matched with the best fuel possible to feed our bodies right, help avoid injuries, and optimize recovery thereby improving performance. Karin is a dynamic speaker who engages audiences on topics of both adult and child nutrition. Her commentary is sought after by both print and on-camera media outlets in Dallas and nationwide. Karin appears regularly on FOX4 News Good Day Dallas and on Channel 33 (CW33) in Dallas. She has also appeared live on ABC's Good Morning Texas, NBC's Five Talk Street with Scott Murray, and numerous CBS11 Get Healthy Texas segments. Print publications that have quoted Karin include Cosmopolitan Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, Diabetes Forecast Magazine, The Dallas Examiner, Today's Dietitian magazine and Babycenter.com.
Karin is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). She has served on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Dietetic Association (DDA) and was recently awarded the coveted 2011 DDA Media Award. Karin sat on the Board of Directors for the Texas Dietetic Association (TDA) for 3 years (2008-2011) and was recently awarded the prestigious 2011 TDA Emerging Dietetic Leader Award. Other organizations that Karin belongs to include: The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); The Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA); and the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition subgroup of the American Dietetic Association (SCAN).
Advice from a Registered Dietitian is NOT a substitute for diagnosis by a medical doctor (MD). For certain conditions, Karin may refer clients to an MD for further evaluation. All adults should follow up with their primary physician at least annually for evaluation.