A Dietitian’s Honest Review of the Flexitarian Diet | HUM Nutrition Blog

What is the flexitarian diet, exactly? Shavonne Morrison, MS, RD, LD, investigates its benefits and meal plan staples. Plus: Does the trending, semi-vegetarian diet plan get this dietitian’s approval? In light of the ineffectiveness and restrictiveness of many other diets, the Flexitarian Diet is surging in popularity. But is this diet really unique? And beyond … Read more

This Is What Skin Purging Is (And How to Deal with It) | HUM Nutrition Blog

What is skin purging, exactly? Gaby Vaca-Flores, RDN, CLE, outlines its causes, appearance, and differences from adverse skin reactions. Plus: how to deal with skin purging. If you’ve experienced blemishes after trying a new product, you may have wondered if that’s normal. While it may feel alarming at first, post-product blemishes aren’t always a bad … Read more

7 Surprising Side Effects of a Low-Fat Diet Worth Knowing | HUM Nutrition Blog

Chelsey Amer, MS, RDN, CDN, investigates what happens when you don’t eat enough fat. Read up on the side effects of a low-fat diet to rethink your approach to this necessary macronutrient. If the low-fat craze of the 1990s influenced your comfort to eat (or not eat) fat, let’s clear something up: Eating fat doesn’t … Read more

Fresh Turmeric Vinaigrette – Sharon Palmer, The Plant Powered Dietitian

Freshly grated turmeric makes a wonderful foundation for this colorful, flavorful simple vinaigrette, which accents pungent greens as well as Mediterranean-inspired salads. This Fresh Turmeric Vinaigrette offers a great way to highlight that fresh turmeric you spied at the natural food store, but didn’t know what to do with! Rich in anti-inflammatory compounds and warm … Read more