Food & Nutrition

10 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Processed Foods

Healthy Eating These benefits might make you rethink your grocery choices. There are different levels of processing ASA studio/Shutterstock Simply picking a blueberry is technically “food processing,” says Malina Linkas Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “Food processing has been happening for thousands of years, and virtually everything […]

Food & Nutrition

PSA: Healthy Eating Should Include Mental and Social Health, Too

A funny thing happens when you’re a dietitian. People get nervous about food when you’re around. When I say people, I’m not talking about my clients in one-on-one counseling sessions, where food is obviously a focus. I’m talking about encounters with friends, family, coworkers, acquaintances, and everyone else I’m not actually working with. Oftentimes I […]