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Stories by Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

What to Eat to Prevent Kidney Stones

Passing a kidney stone is excruciating! Here are some tips to reduce the chances that you’ll ever have to endure that pain or relive past misery

February 7, 2020 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is Eating Late Bad for Your Heart?

The American Heart Association suggests that late-night eating might increase your risk of heart disease. But how solid is the evidence?

January 17, 2020 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Top 5 Nutrients for Postpartum Recovery

Registered Dietitian Melissa Mitri discusses the importance of good nutrition after giving birth and the five most important nutrients for a new mom and her baby

December 5, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Does Eating Too Much Fiber Cause Mineral Deficiencies?

The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That doesn’t mean that an excess of fiber couldn’t make you uncomfortable...

October 4, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is a Vegetarian Diet Bad for Your Brain?

If creatine is important for brain functioning, and vegetarians have lower creatine levels, could a vegetarian or vegan diet have a negative impact on cognitive function?

August 2, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Should You Eat Fewer Eggs?

First eggs are bad. Then they’re OK. Now they’re bad again. Nutrition Diva puts the latest study on eggs and cholesterol in perspective

July 29, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Are Omega-3 Eggs as Good as Eating Fish?

Fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids. But what if you can't eat seafood? Can omega-3 enriched eggs or peanut butter provide the same health benefits?

June 20, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Aflatoxins in Nuts: Danger or Hype?

Some of the scary things you may have heard about nuts and aflatoxins are probably exaggerated. Nonetheless, these are not imaginary concerns

June 6, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Can Fiber Cancel Out Calories?

Nutrition Diva explains how eating more fiber can (and can’t) help you manage your weight and which foods to choose

May 9, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
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