The Ketogenic Diet: Who Should be Following it?

Dr. Gregory Nicholson of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and Steve Kashul talk with Karen Malken about how the ketogenic diet works and who should and shouldn’t be following it.

As an AzCIM Certified Integrative Health Coach, Lifestyle Practitioner and Eating Psychology Teacher, Karen is passionate about supporting people in making transformations in their own lives without sacrificing their favorite foods. Her approach combines cutting-edge science, the principles of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the psychology of eating with a practical approach to whole foods and healthy living.

Lifestyle and health are transformed though integrative health coaching that acknowledges the interdependent roles of mind, body and spirit and the innate healing capacity within each person with an emphasis on self-care.

Share this:

Eating Psychology with Certified Integrative Health Coach Karen Malkin

Dr. Brian Cole MD from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and Steve Kashul discuss the importance of reducing your toxic load with Karen Malkin. Included in her conversation are the hazards of BPA’s in plastic and how they promote endocrine disruption which can lead to weight gain.

Sports Medicine Weekly on 670 The Score

Share this:

How To Reduce Your Toxic Body Burden

Dr. Brian Cole MD Midwest Orthopaedicsat Rush & Steve Kashul discuss with Karen how to reduce your toxic body burden by following simple steps outlined in Karen’s Transformation Detox series at KarenMalkin.com

Karen Malkin is the founder of Karen Malkin Health Counseling is a Certified Integrative Health Coach and Lifestyle Practitioner as well as a Eating Psychology Teacher.

Download Segment

Sports Medicine Weekly on 670 The Score

Share this:

Health Coaching vs Nutritionist; Helmet Safety

Episode 17.22 

Segment One (01:56): Karen Malkin from Karen Malkin Health Counseling talks with Steve and Dr. Cole about customizing your diet to your own physiology and biology. With all the options-resources available today and information overload, Karen helps to simplify decisions on “Whats Right for Me”.

For Special Savings with Karen please visit:

14daytransformation.com and use the Coupon Code ESPN1000


Segment Two (16:03): Samantha Cochran from Athletico Physical Therapy discusses helmet safety when participating in various sports, proper use and fitting of helmets. While all leagues and teams require helmets, many coaches, players and parents don’t know exactly how to choose a helmet that will provide the right protection. Athletico has developed a step-by-step guide to educate parents, athletes and coaches on selecting and wearing helmets.

Proper Fitting Tips for Protective Equipment

  • Always follow manufacturer’s guidelines when fitting any helmet2017 national athletic training month
  • Hair should be wet when fitting any helmet
  • Each part of the helmet serves a purpose
  • Attention to detail and wearing every helmet properly ensures maximum protection
  • Never cut corners
  • Replace any helmet that has been damaged
  • Look for the NOCSAE seal of approval
  • Comfort is key
  • If your helmet is fitted properly but not comfortable, explore other options

Samantha Cochran is an athletic trainer with Athletico Physical Therapy at Malcolm X College within the City Colleges of Chicago. She received her Master of Science degree with a concentration in Kinesiology in 2014 from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. In her time at TAMUCC she served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Islanders’ athletics from 2012-2014.

Helmet Fitting Tips from Athletico Physical Therapy

Share this: