Vandana Sheth’s Blog

The latest news, tips and information from the nation’s leading dietitian!

Debunking 5 Myths about Vegetarian Diets

Debunking 5 Myths about Vegetarian Diets

Are you interested in trying a vegetarian diet but have some questions? As a lifelong vegetarian and as a dietitian nutrition coach, I often hear these questions from clients and the media. So, let’s bust some of these common myths. 1. You can’t get enough protein in...

Avocado Fries

Avocado Fries

Have you ever had avocado fries before? THREE WORDS: Crispy … creamy … decadent! Avocados are packed with nutrients most of us struggle to get enough of: fiber (good for digestion), magnesium (helps with many body processes) potassium (linked with reduced blood...

Aging and Muscle Loss – It Happens Without You Noticing

Aging and Muscle Loss – It Happens Without You Noticing

It happens without you noticing it Ready for a mind-blowing stat? Between the ages of 30 and 60, the average adult will gain 1 pound of weight and lose ½ pound of muscle every year! That’s a total gain of 30 pounds of fat and a loss of 15 pounds of muscle ... … and...

Curried Power Bowl

Curried Power Bowl

This recipe came about one warm summer day when I had just gotten home from work and wanted to relax in our backyard with my family. I pulled together a few ingredients that I thought may play well together and cooked this in a wok on our backyard stove while sipping...

Can I have alcohol if I have diabetes?

Can I have alcohol if I have diabetes?

This is a common question I get from my clients with blood sugar concerns especially during football season and the upcoming holiday season. The answer is it depends. Whether you have prediabetes or diabetes, you most likely can enjoy an alcoholic beverage and still...

10 Things Draining Your Energy

10 Things Draining Your Energy

Here’s a problem that affects a LOT of people … a lack of energy! Before the pandemic, the number of people who said they often felt tired was around 43% … and during the pandemic that number shot up to 60%. In keeping with our “clean it up” theme this month, I...

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