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Taylor Lechner, MFN, RD, LD, Clinican Dietitian at The Center for Balanced Living

Taylor Lechner, MFN, RD, LD, Clinican Dietitian at The Center for Balanced Living

Center Dietitian, Taylor Lechner, to be published in the International Journal of Exercise Science

Clinical Dietitian, Taylor Lechner, MFN, RD, LD, co-authored a research article titled, “Prevalence of Disordered Eating and Muscle Dysmorphia in College Students by Predominant Exercise Type” that is soon to be published in the International Journal of Exercise Science. This research study was co-authored by undergraduate students Emily Gill and Madeleine Drees as well as BGSU’s Director of the Undergraduate Dietetics Program, Carrie M Hamady, MS RD and Associate Professor and Food & Nutrition Program Coordinator, Mary-Jon Ludy, PhD.

As its title suggests, this study discusses the prevalence of eating disorders and muscle dysmorphia in young adults and if/how it relates to the amount of exercise and the kind(s) of exercise they engage in. The article can be found here.

Taylor Lechner is a registered and licensed dietitian and has been a clinical dietitian at The Center for Balanced Living since 2016. Taylor obtained her Bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Purdue University with duel minors in psychology and organizational leadership and supervision. She then went on to complete her internship and master’s degree at Bowling Green State University. Taylor is also a certified group fitness instructor and is passionate about sports nutrition as well as helping individuals suffering from eating disorders find recovery.