Stories by Helen West, RD

Helen West has a BSc in Nutrition & Dietetics from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. subscribe to Helen West, RD's feed

Posted on: May 5, 2017, Source: Authority Nutrition

It's very difficult to completely remove aluminum from your diet, but you can work to minimize it.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2017, Source: Authority Nutrition

Eating sugar has been linked to an increased risk of obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

Fiber can keep your gut healthy and protect against type 2 diabetes.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

A lot of sugar is "hidden" inside packaged and processed foods—many of which are marketed as healthy.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

Nighttime eating can cause you to eat more calories than you need and lead to weight gain.

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

Having a higher metabolic rate burns off more calories, gives you more energy and makes you feel better.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2016, Source: Authority Nutrition

These will help you stick to your health goals without having to give up your social life.