Diversity in dietetics has been in the news lately, and the lack of awareness of diverse diets and body types has been highlighted. In this article originally published in the Winter 2021 issue of the Ventures newsletter for the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, I share my thoughts on how we can promote diversity in our field.
What is a healthy diet? Eating a healthy diet is not about strict limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about …
When the New Year hits, you know New Year resolutions begin! So, let’s add plant-based protein to your diet as 2021’s New Year Resolution.
Before we explore plant-based protein, I want to make it clear that eating food from plant-based protein sources does not mean that you are necessarily vegetarian or vegan. Nowadays, these are common misunderstandings with the incorporation of plant-based protein into diets. Anyone can enjoy these foods, regardless of the diet you consume.
When choosing a healthy bread, it’s important to look for one that doesn’t have a lot of added sugar, unhealthy oils or other unnecessary additives. Likewise, you can also look for one that’s high in fiber, has a few grams of protein, and is mostly or completely whole grain.healthful, tasty breads.
Desserts are an important part of your diet. You might be surprised to read the previous phrase, but desserts play an important role in feeling satisfied and not deprived.
I’ve detailed below some of my favorite desserts that are healthy, delicious, simple, easy-to-prepare and won’t leave you on a sugar high.