SaVanna is a registered dietitian nutritionist and freelance health writer specializing in healthy and functional foods and beverages.

13 Healthy Desserts – A Dietitian Answers…

Dessert and other sweets can make or break a healthy eating plan. Many desserts are rich in sugar, fat, and calories – making them excellent diet saboteurs. Read more below to learn more about the healthiest desserts. In fact, excessive sugar in your diet can lead to weight gain, and may put you at an increased […]

7 Best Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits

Apple cider vinegar is a powerful, flavorful vinegar with several health benefits. This article reviews what it is, its benefits and potential side effects, dosage recommendations, and top uses. Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good for you? Apple cider vinegar is a tangy, light brown vinegar made from fermented apples.  It has a unique flavor that […]

Healthy Drinks at Starbucks – Nutritionist Answers

Starbucks is known for their coffee drinks, but unfortunately many of them are loaded with sugar, fat, and calories. This article provides 13 healthiest options for Starbucks drinks to suit many dietary needs, from low sugar, to sugar-free, to low calorie. Note: all nutrition information provided in this article is for a “grande” size drink at Starbucks, which […]

Nutritional Yeast Benefits

What Is Nutritional Yeast? Nutritional yeast is a healthy and flavorful food that can be used as a vegan alternative to cheese or taken as a health-boosting vitamin supplement. This article reviews what nutritional yeast is, as well as its nutrient content and benefits, how much you should eat daily, and what the best nutritional yeast supplements […]