Authors Posts by Dustin Moore, MS, RD

Dustin Moore, MS, RD

Dustin Moore, MS, RD
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My name is Dustin Moore and I'm a registered dietitian, lecturer and program director for a dietetic internship. I received my bachelor's degree in dietetics from Brigham Young University (BYU) and completed my master's degree and dietetic internship at California State University (CSU) Long Beach. In addition to teaching undergraduate courses at CSU Long Beach, I've also worked as an outpatient dietitian specializing in gastric disorders. Education of individuals - whether it's patients, students, dietetic interns, or the general population - gives me direction and drive. Whatever is related to the wellness and longevity in the life of individuals is something I'm interested in teaching and discussing. My role as a dietitian centers on the question of "What is the purpose of having good health?" And I believe the answer to that is to maximize the freedom there is to life! In resolving health issues and struggles, people are granted great freedom which allows them to pursue life to it's fullest. Of course, I love cooking! I also love spending time with family and loved ones, writing, and teaching. But, when I'm not playing the role of the food snob, I also enjoy sports, weight training, archery and generally working with my hands on projects around the house.
Soybean’s Impact on Heath - Here's What You Need To Know
Of all the foods available in the modern American diet, soybeans may stand supreme for its versatile application in different dishes. Almost everyone, from the strictest vegan to the meat-loving omnivore, finds use and delight in this little plant product packed with protein. Despite its popularity, several myths have arisen surrounding its effect on the human body....
Apple Cider Vinegar - Facts, Fiction, and the Food
In just about every pantry shelf, probably somewhere near the back, is a bottle of apple cider vinegar. This tart vinegary solution has been around for a very long time, and depending on who you ask, it seems to be able to cure almost any ailment. In the media, it is hailed to lower blood sugar, prevent...
The Carnivore Diet - What You Need To Know
The carnivore diet is a surging new diet fad you may have seen making the rounds on social media. It is one of the more simple diets to hit the market in recent years, while still promoting amazing rewards and benefits. I'm going to cover all of the information you need to know about the carnivore diet before giving...
There’s a lot to love about the holiday season – the colors, the celebrations, and of course, the food! One of my personal favorite fall food items is the pumpkin. Most of the time, the foods associated with pumpkin have pumpkin flavoring, such as pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pie, and let’s not forget the pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks. These...
Managing Osteoarthritis with Avocado Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASUs)
If you suffer from osteoarthritis, you are probably familiar with the pain and swelling that comes with the cartilage and tissue breakdown between your joints. Thirty million Americans suffer from this disease, and most take prescription drugs to manage symptoms. This article will discuss recent research on an exciting alternative treatment that may aid in reversing the tissue damage: avocado...
Activated charcoal in powder and block form.
Making the health industry rounds is a dietary supplement known as activated charcoal (or activated carbon). It's been gaining popularity as a powdered food additive that's added to things like pizza doughs, yogurts, tonic beverages, and much more. While providing these foods with a rarely seen black coloring, most people find that it has no taste at all.  In the video...
Consuming too much fatty foods, like french fries, can cause GERD flare ups.
Today I would like to share a few facts about gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD for short. GERD occurs when the contents of your stomach pass through your lower esophageal sphincter and back into your esophagus. This causes a painful burning sensation that feels like it’s situated behind your breastbone as it moves up to your throat. For this...