Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN

Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN, registered dietitian nutritionist, syndicated columnist and nutrition adviser to the American Institute for Cancer Research. She was an expert reviewer for the Institute’s international report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective. KarenCollinsNutrition.com

Why Sardines Are So Healthy

Why Sardines Are So Healthy

Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN | March 23, 2016

What makes sardines the sea’s superfood? Canned sardines have more omega-3 fatty acids than most fish. And because they’re a…

5 Weird Fruits with Amazing Health Benefits: Aronia, Buriti, Dragon Fruit, Gac and Acai
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5 Weird Fruits with Amazing Health Benefits: Aronia, Buriti, Dragon Fruit, Gac and Acai

Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN | June 17, 2014

Every time you read an article about "superfoods," experts always seem to trot out the same ones—such as blueberries, beans and…

The Truth About Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners

The Truth About Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners

Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN | May 21, 2014

We all know that getting too much added sugar carries a slew of health risks—from weight gain and heart disease…

Hot Off the Grill: Increased Cancer Risk
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Hot Off the Grill: Increased Cancer Risk

Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN | June 19, 2013

A simple marinade can reduce toxins by 90% Grilling can be among the healthiest types of cooking because it gives…

Magical Food Combos That Fight Cancer
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Magical Food Combos That Fight Cancer

Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN | January 27, 2012

Researchers know that some foods can help prevent cancer. Now there is growing evidence that certain food combinations may offer…