When it comes to diet and nutrition, there seems to be plenty of myths and misinformation – especially online. For example, don’t eat carbs if you want to lose weight or go on a detox diet to cleanse your body. Trying to figure out what’s true or not can be challenging. Addressing a few of these myths is registered dietitian Natalie Allen. She’s also clinical assistant … [Read more...] about Dietitian debunks some nutrition myths
Why’s it important to eat breakfast? Besides the usual items like cereal, oatmeal and yogurt, what options should you try? Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical assistant professor in the department of public health and sports medicine at Missouri State University, shares some insights with Lawn Love. … [Read more...] about Why’s eating breakfast important?
People’s growing preference for sustainable, healthier foods is causing a huge growth in the plant-based food market. In 2021, Bloomberg Intelligence produced a report called “Plant-Based Foods Poised for Explosive Growth.” It valued the plant-based food market at $29.4 billion in 2020 and predicted that number will exceed $162 billion within the next decade. I’m Emily … [Read more...] about Why should you consider a plant-based diet?
Beets are versatile vegetables that are healthy for you. Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical assistant professor in the department of public health and sports medicine at Missouri State University, shares some health benefits of beets with SFGATE. … [Read more...] about Why are beets good for you?
As fall approaches, there are many in season produce packed with nutrients you can add to your diet. These fall superfoods include items from apples to butternut squash to pomegranates and pumpkins. Registered dietitian Natalie Allen talks about superfoods and highlights a few good choices for the fall. She’s also clinical assistant professor in the Department of Public Health … [Read more...] about Stock up on fall superfoods