Stories by Alina Petre, MS, RD

Alina Petre is a registered dietitian with an expertise in sports nutrition. subscribe to Alina Petre, MS, RD's feed

Posted on: Feb 1, 2017, Source: Authority Nutrition

Restricting calories can lead to a variety of health problems.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

The higher your metabolism, the more calories you burn and the easier it is to maintain your weight or get rid of unwanted body fat.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

For vegans who want to stay healthy, consuming a nutrient-rich diet with whole and fortified foods is important.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

Certain plant foods contain significantly more protein than others.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

They may help with weight loss, but scientists differ on whether sugar substitutes are good for your health.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

Oolong tea represents only 2% of the world’s tea, but it’s well-worth discovering.

Posted on: May 2, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

Here are 13 things you can do to increase the chances of seeing your 100th birthday.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

Some people suffer from an unhealthy obsession with healthy food.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

Exploring tofu and its health effects, both good and bad.