Author Archives: Sangeeta Pradhan RD, CDE

About Sangeeta Pradhan RD, CDE

Hi there! Welcome to my blog! If you are confused with all the conflicting messages you get bombarded with every day on carbs, fats, proteins, gluten and anything you can think of related to nutrition, look no further! The purpose of my blog is to cut through all this clutter, utilizing scientific, evidence based guidelines to help you, the consumer, navigate the complex, dietary landscape, and thus empower you to make informed decisions.

Tirangi (tricolor) modak (sweet, steamed rice dumpling with coconut and jaggery), Vegan, gluten free.

Originally posted on Web Dietitian:
If you have ever visited or lived in my native Maharashtra, a state on the western coast of India during the Ganesh Chathurti holiday season, then you are no stranger to the enchanting atmosphere that the…

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Summer salad w/awesome, avocado dressing, vegetarian, gluten free!

The awesome avocado: High in heart-healthy, mono-unsaturated fats, rich in potassium, and with  a hefty serving of fiber, this fruit ( yes, avocados are fruits), is just brimming with goodness, coming pretty close I dare say, to what I would … Continue reading

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The whole grain-gut connection: Warm, roasted eggplant salad with whole wheat couscous and cranberries.

Bring those whole grains back to your table!!!: Recently, we have seen an alarming rise in websites, books, tabloids and in general, the popular press promoting the “grain free” movement, raising a hue and cry about carbs, all but calling … Continue reading

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