Author name: Krista Linares, MPH, RD

Krista Linares, MPH, RDN is a Registered Dietitian. She specializes in Latino food culture and foodways, and is an expert in the intersection of nutrition and Latino food. In addition to running a private practice specializing in PCOS management, Krista is an in demand public speaker and writer. Credentials and Education: - Master of Public Health/Coordinated RD Program: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2018 - Registered Dietitian since 2019

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Your Guide to Different Types of Tamales from Across Latin America

You know you love tamales, but do you know all the different types of tamales you can choose from? I’m a Latina dietitian, and most of my clients want to know whether tamales are healthy. But there’s so much variety with tamales that it’s important to discuss the different options, flavors, and cooking techniques when

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Are Tamales Good for You? Nutrition Information You Need to Know

Are tamales good for you? If you’re like many of my Latino nutrition clients, you may be heading into the holiday season worried about health impacts of your favorite holiday foods.  You may be surprised to learn that tamales are actually quite nutritious–providing fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Plus, depending on the filling, tamales may be

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