Each January, many people set weight loss goals for the year. For some, it may be inspired by overindulging at holiday gatherings. Others see it as a time to reset or detox. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian who teaches in the biomedical sciences department and serves as the dietitian for Missouri State University student-athletes, provides tips for goal setting … [Read more...] about Don’t bite off too much when making dietary goals for the new year
With fall upon us, people have started to get excited for the upcoming holiday season. But holiday excitement can also cause stress, especially for those on a diet. RD Natalie Allen, clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, offers some tips to eat and stay healthy this Thanksgiving season. Eat what you want People often believe they need … [Read more...] about Eating and staying healthy this holiday season
For busy families, eating a healthy meal together can be a big challenge. But it’s important to make this happen to establish positive eating habits. Registered Dietitian Natalie Allen discusses how to get more nutritious food in your family’s diet. Allen is also a clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University. Take the time to eat … [Read more...] about Practice nutritious eating as a family
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?