The Beet

A weekly column where nutrition editor and registered dietitian Lisa Valente tackles buzzy nutrition topics and tells you what you need to know, with science and a little bit of sass.

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I’m a Dietitian, This Is the One Vegetable I Never Leave the Grocery Store Without

I buy lots of fruits and veggies at the store, but the humble potato is always stocked at my house. Here’s why I think potatoes deserve a spot on your plate, too.

Are Veggie Straws and Chips Healthier Than Potato Chips? 

They've got veggie in the name, so they must be better for you than potato chips right? Here's what a registered dietitian thinks. 

Is the Blood Type Diet Healthy? A Registered Dietitian Weighs In

Should you change what you eat if you’re type A or type O? Here’s what you should know about the Blood Type Diet.

6 Healthy Noodles You Should Be Eating, According to a Dietitian

Poor pasta. It always gets a bad reputation, but noodles can actually be good for you. Here we took a look at some of the best noodles to eat for your health.

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10 Healthy Foods to Stock Up on at Costco

If you want to eat better, Costco can be a great place to shop. Here are some of our favorite healthy food finds to scoop up on your next run.

10 Packaged Food Staples a Dietitian Always Has on Hand

I don’t only eat kale and avocados. These foods help save me some time and keep me eating healthier overall even though they come out of a package.