Sharon Palmer, RDN

Sharon Palmer, RDN, MSFS, registered dietitian nutritionist based in Ojai, California, and author of several books, including her latest, The Plant-Powered Plan to Beat Diabetes. SharonPalmer.com

Secret Superfoods
Food

Secret Superfoods

Sharon Palmer, RDN | October 19, 2023

You don’t have to add kale and blueberries to your plate to get a superfood in every meal. Nor do…

Summer Berries
Food

Summer Berries

Sharon Palmer, RDN | August 1, 2020

Can anything compare to the aroma and taste of berries, warmed by the sun and picked ripe off the vine?…

Smart ways to get your H2O fix
Nutrition

Smart ways to get your H2O fix

Sharon Palmer, RDN | July 1, 2020

When you need to quench your thirst, there’s a dizzying array of choices—from tonic water and fruit-flavored seltzer to electrolyte-infused…

Beyond Peanut Butter: The Other Nut (And Seed) Butters You Should Be Trying
Nutrition

Beyond Peanut Butter: The Other Nut (And Seed) Butters You Should Be Trying

Sharon Palmer, RDN | March 11, 2019

If peanut butter has become a bit ho-hum, these tasty nut and seed butters will liven things up while giving you a powerful nutritional boost…

What Is a Good Source of Omega-3s for Vegetarians?
Nutrition

What Is a Good Source of Omega-3s for Vegetarians?

Sharon Palmer, RDN | February 25, 2019

Omega-3s are loaded with health benefits, but fish isn’t the only source. Here is a great plant-based option. The best ways to add it to your diet…

How to Still Eat Sugar and Stay Healthy
Nutrition

How to Still Eat Sugar and Stay Healthy

Sharon Palmer, RDN | February 12, 2018

“Only the dose makes the poison” – Paracelsus (1493-1541), Swiss physician and alchemist. Lots of us are trying to skim…

Is It Really More Healthful to Shop Organic?
Nutrition

Is It Really More Healthful to Shop Organic?

Sharon Palmer, RDN | November 10, 2017

How much do you really know about organic foods? Here, the facts vs. the fiction, plus the lowdown on where it’s best to spend your money.

Are My Spices Safe?

Are My Spices Safe?

Sharon Palmer, RDN | April 7, 2017

Yummy Healing Soups That Fight Diabetes, Arthritis And Stomach Troubles

Yummy Healing Soups That Fight Diabetes, Arthritis And Stomach Troubles

Sharon Palmer, RDN | March 1, 2017

Few foods are more comforting than a piping hot bowl of delicious soup. What you may not realize: Certain homemade…

The Healthiest Spaghetti-and-Meatballs Ever!
Food

The Healthiest Spaghetti-and-Meatballs Ever!

Sharon Palmer, RDN | October 6, 2016

Ever wonder what really happens nutritionally when you make a traditional recipe healthier? We know—and it’s all good! To “healthy…

No More Stomach Rumbles!
Nutrition

No More Stomach Rumbles!

Sharon Palmer, RDN | August 15, 2016

5 healthy foods to eat when you’re hungry all the time... Nobody likes a growling stomach—it’s embarrassing and makes you more…

Good News About Frying Vegetables…in Olive Oil
Nutrition

Good News About Frying Vegetables…in Olive Oil

Sharon Palmer, RDN | August 11, 2016

Could frying vegetables in olive oil be the healthiest way to cook them? That’s the suggestion of a recent Spanish…

Question: What Supplements Do I Need on a Vegan Diet?
Nutrition

Question: What Supplements Do I Need on a Vegan Diet?

Sharon Palmer, RDN | June 16, 2016

Answer: A well-planned vegan diet offers a range of benefits such as lower risk for heart disease, certain cancers and…

Better Than a Hot Toddy!

Better Than a Hot Toddy!

Sharon Palmer, RDN | December 10, 2015

3 healthful—and yummy—drinks to warm you up… If cozying up with a steaming hot toddy is your idea of a…

Caregiver’s Guide to an Easier Life

Caregiver’s Guide to an Easier Life

Sharon Palmer, RDN | February 28, 2014

If you are the primary caregiver for a loved one with cancer, dementia, stroke damage or some other serious illness…