Ep 47 – Delish Nutrition with Registered Dietitian Alex Caspero

A colorful array of healthy fruits and vegetables

Alex Caspero joins the podcast to discuss her love of healthy food and how that spurred her to become a registered dietician. Alex tells us about how to become better food planners, how to batch cook, and how making one small change in your diet a day can have a profound effect in the long term. We discuss boredom eating, maintaining a healthy diet during a pandemic, her take on a variety of diets (keto, periodic fasting, etc.), and how to encourage your children to become healthy eaters too.  

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Alex Caspero, registered dietitian and author
Author Bio: 

Alex Caspero is a St. Louis-based registered dietitian, specializing in plant-based diets, weight management, and sports nutrition. Her blog Delish Knowledge focuses on simple, healthy recipes. Alex is the author of Fresh Italian Cooking for the New Generation. For more info, visit www.delishknoweledge.com.

Sponsors: 

This episode sponsored by Anatomy Trains and Oakworks.

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