Many people choose to follow a diet plan to lose weight and eat healthier. But with so many diet plans available, from the DASH diet to the Keto diet to the Mediterranean diet and more, it can be a challenge to find one that’s effective and sustainable in the long term. Registered dietitian Natalie Allen offers some insights about diet plans, including some of the better ones … [Read more...] about What makes a diet plan sustainable?
Do you want to lose, gain or maintain your weight? The number of calories you need to eat a day depends on factors, such as physical activity level, age and sex. Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, shares with Insider some key facts to keep in mind about calorie intake. … [Read more...] about How many calories do you need a day?
We all know it’s not easy to maintain weight loss through dieting. That’s why, some people are turning to reverse dieting, frequently used in the bodybuilding world. What is reverse dieting? How does it work? Is it safe? Can you shed pounds and keep them off? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Missouri … [Read more...] about What is reverse dieting?
Intermittent Fasting, or IF, is a popular diet plan where individuals eat only during specified periods of time per day. A recent study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine concluded intermittent fasting does not promote weight loss in individuals considered clinically overweight or obese. Its findings was also inconclusive regarding the practice’s potential for weight … [Read more...] about Study shows IF doesn’t promote weight loss
When going on a camping trip, you want to pack food that’s not only portable, but healthy. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, explains to Everyday Health why you should bring along protein-packed items. … [Read more...] about What types of food are good for a camping trip?