Jacqueline Kaminski

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jackie Kaminski is a registered dietitian/ nutritionist with a Master's degree in Exercise Physiology & Sports Nutrition from Florida State University. Her first introduction to working with professional athletes was back in 2017 when she worked at the UFC performance institute in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since then, Jackie has worked with various professional fighters and other clientele and now operates under her company she started back in March, The Fight Nutritionist LLC. The Fight Nutritionist is dedicated to providing the most effective nutrition plans to ensure her athletes are performance at their absolute best. All of her plans are individualized to the athlete and are backed by the latest research to ensure complete safety and efficacy. Jackie is also a member of the international society of sports nutrition, where she often participates in different research projects and data collection with other ISSN members from Nova University. When Jackie isn’t working, you can find her at Combat Club where she trains kickboxing and Muy Thai. As a sports dietitian, Jackie’s aim is to provide her athletes with the necessary fuel to excel in training and provide the proper education to ensure her athletes are engaging in the safest health practices (as they relate to combat sports). You can find her on LinkedIn here.

Recent Posts

Nutrition spotlight

Vitamin C Overview: Sources, Benefits, & Do You Need to Supplement?

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
We are always told to drink orange juice when we are sick, but why? To increase our levels of Vitamin C of course! But what role does vitamin C play in our health?
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Nutrition

Pre-Workout: What Does it Do & Do You Need It?

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Many of us are probably far too familiar with that sluggish feeling that sometimes dawns upon us when it's nearing time to hit the gym. In those cases, we are also probably searching for convenient ways to get a quick energy boost to increase our ...
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Sports Performance Nutrition spotlight

Nutrition for Athletes: Gaining an Understanding of Sports Nutrition

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Ever wonder about the various fields you could work in if you were to pursue a nutrition degree or certification? The extent of your options is much larger than you imagined. You could apply to work in hospitals or home care settings, work within the ...
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Nutrition spotlight Hypertrophy

Alcohol and Muscle Growth: How it Affects Muscular Development

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
As you prepare yourself a nice dinner, you may think to pair the meal with a nice wine. Or perhaps the weekend rolls around and you plan social outings with friends or relatives, in which you think to indulge in a few drinks.
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Nutrition spotlight

Do You Need to Take Protein Powder If You Are Serious About Fitness?

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Protein, Protein, Protein. By this point, most of us are aware of protein's muscle-enhancing benefits — especially regarding exercise. But does attaining the highest levels of fitness require the addition of protein powders to your diet?
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Nutrition

Food Fight: Nutrition for Professional Fighters

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
First things first: food gives you energy. Without energy, you can't perform. As in any sport, food powers your workouts and helps you recover afterward. Without proper nourishment, you will fail to improve any aspect of your training regimen.
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Nutrition

10 Foods That Are High in Healthy Unsaturated Fats

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
As times change, so do new ways of thinking. With that, many new philosophies surrounding food and diet culture emerge. One of those beliefs use to be that a high-fat diet was the cause of many diet-related diseases such as heart disease. However, fats ...
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Nutrition

Intuitive Eating Explained: 10 Principles for Building a Better Relationship With Food

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Listen to your body. Understand real hunger pains. Eat when you're hungry, stop when you are full.
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Weight Loss Nutrition

10 Nutrition Myths You Would Do Best to Ignore

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
It's easy to become a victim to misinformation on the internet when thousands of hits populate every time you type a question into google. Unfortunately, when it comes to nutrition everyone thinks they are an expert — especially if they have personally ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

15 Foods High in Iron: Get Your Daily Values Effectively

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Iron is a mineral you often hear professionals advocating to get more of to avoid the risk of deficiency. But why? Why is this mineral so important and why should you make sure you’re getting adequate amounts in your diet?
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