Top 5 Accredited Practising Dietitian Blogs to Follow

Top 5 Accredited Practising Dietitian Blogs to Follow may be a bit of a stretch for a title since I don’t follow every single dietitian blog out there, however “Top 5 Accredited Practising Dietitian Blogs to Follow that I know of” didn’t quite have the same authority… Either way, I’ve compiled a list of blogs that I consider to be among the best in this space. If you aren’t already following these dietitians, I highly recommend you check them out.

Thinking Nutrition 

Tim Crowe’s blog Thinking Nutrition is one of the first places you should look if you want to dig into the details of evidence-based nutrition. It’s a great mix of science and understandable language.

3 must reads:

1. Are carbohydrates trying to kill you? 
2. Broccoli is bad for you, like, really toxic bad
3. Dairy causes inflammation and the Easter Bunny is real 


Broccoli and Blueberries 

Emma Stubbs’ blog Broccoli and Blueberries is full of rants, puns, thoughts about food and reflections on life. She has a big focus on getting the basics of nutrition right, rather than attempting to perfect your diet with clean eating and superfoods.

3 must reads:

1. Why Healthy Eating Guidelines Don’t Apply To The Really Sick Person In A Hospital Bed 
2. In Defence of Sugar 
3. Why I Won’t Give You a Generic Meal Plan


Hearty Nutrition 

Joel Feren’s blog on Hearty Nutrition is full of great posts that that are casual and laid-back, while still tackling controversial nutrition issues in an evidence-based fashion. Focusing on men’s health and thinking about things from the perspective of a classic Aussie bloke, Joel provides some great insight into what it actually takes to improve your diet in a sustainable fashion.

3 must reads:

1. I’ll Defend Dairy Till The Cows Come Home
2. Losing Your Gut Takes More Than Guts 
3. 10 Ways to Make it Big in the Diet Industry 


The Dietitian’s Pantry  

Alex Redman’s blog The Dietitian’s Pantry promotes moderation and a balanced approach to nutrition. She clears up misconceptions in a unique fashion and provides some excellent tips on how to eat healthily.

3 must reads:

1. If diets don’t work what does? 
2. Dear Pete, I Don’t Hate You! 
3. The Australian Dietary Guidelines: Eating for Health?


Catherine Saxelby’s Foodwatch

Catherine Saxelby writes about everyday nutrition problems in a simplified and engaging fashion for busy people who want to eat right, lose weight and boost their energy. She is one of the most accomplished writers in the dietetics profession and currently writes a blog every week on Foodwatch.

3 must reads:

1. What’s the difference between Diet Coke and Coke Zero? 
2. Sugar – why quitting sugar guarantees you’ll lose weight 
3. Nutella. The full (correct) list of ingredients 


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