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Articles by Natalie Rizzo

Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD is a Registered Dietitian and nutrition communications expert, specializing in sports nutrition. Natalie has written for many food and nutrition publications, such as Eating Well, Spright and Food & Nutrition Magazine, and she has been featured in Fitness Magazine, Women’s Health and Men’s Health. Natalie received her Masters of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University. When she’s not writing, she’s creating delicious recipes, running and helping other runners reach their peak potential through food. To learn more about Natalie and read about sports nutrition topics, visit her blog, Nutrition à la Natalie or follow her on Twitter.

  • How To Not Overeat During Marathon Training

    By Natalie Rizzo

    A nutritionist shares how to avoid weight gain while marathon training and get the proper fuel and nutrients for your runner body.

  • What Are Nitrates And Why Should You Be Eating Them?

    By Natalie Rizzo

    You may have heard bad things about the nitrates added to meat, but the good news is that nitrates in vegetables are actually good for you.

  • What Runners Should Know About Taking Vitamin C

    By Natalie Rizzo

    Runners want to avoid colds as much as possible, so the more Vitamin C the better, right? Well...not really. Here's what you need to know.

  • Say Goodbye To Gut Issues With These Tips And Tricks

    By Natalie Rizzo

    No one knows the struggles of a disruptive gut like a runner. Here you'll find everything you need to know to keep your gut healthy.

  • 5 Winter Foods That Help Your Body Fight Inflammation

    By Natalie Rizzo

    Some of the best foods to fight inflammation are in season. Here is what you should be eating to keep soreness and swelling at bay.

  • Can Runners Do Whole 30?

    By Natalie Rizzo

    You've heard of the Whole 30 Diet, but is it sustainable for runners? A dietician shares what runners should know about the diet.

  • 6 Whole Grains That Runners Should Be Eating

    By Natalie Rizzo

    More and more people are banishing grains from their diet, but here are six whole grains that provide extra nutrients for runners.

  • How To Modify Your Fueling When It’s Too Hot Outside

    By Natalie Rizzo

    As the temperatures rise, it’s crucial to modify your fueling to stay running strong.

  • Olympian's Diet Differs From Our Diet

    By Natalie Rizzo

    You might be surprised that they are very similar.

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