Susan L Richards, RDN, MS

Susan L Richards, RDN, MS
Susan Richards is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), with an MS in nutrition science and education and an MBA. She has an expertise in nutrition counseling with a focus on weight management, diabetes management, and cardiovascular disease prevention.

Recent Posts

Whole Grains for Health and Weight Control

January 24, 2020

It’s a new year and you may have made a pledge on New Year's Eve to get healthier and lose weight. To do that you may be thinking of limiting carbohydrates in your diet and going “low carb”. Well, think again because including a variety of whole grains in your diet has benefits to your overall health and maintaining or losing weight.

Whole grains include all three parts of the grain; the bran, the germ and the endosperm. Together they provide..

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Health and Wellness: Meatless Monday

January 17, 2020

Meatless Monday isn't just a menu planning suggestion to not meat one day a week, it is a worldwide movement. The Meatless Mondays initiative started in 2003 by the Monday Campaigns and a collaboration with the Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The goal of the campaign is to reduce meat consumption by 15% for personal health and the health of the planet.

Most Americans eat more than one and a..

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Health and Wellness: Try Fish First

January 10, 2020

Planning your weekly menu for yourself or the family? Think about having fish first on your list of meals to prepare. Fish is an excellent source of high-quality protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart and vision health, and many other important nutrients including vitamin D, calcium, iron, and potassium.

To get the most healthful benefits from eating fish it is recommended to choose fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, or..

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