Authors Posts by Meredith Byrne, RD, LDN, CNSC

Meredith Byrne, RD, LDN, CNSC

Meredith Byrne, RD, LDN, CNSC
Meredith Byrne is a clinical dietitian at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Her focus is on cardiac, maternal, and oncology medical nutrition therapy, as well as disease-preventative nutrition. Meredith graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in dietetics in 2006. She also completed her dietetic internship at Virginia Tech. Outside of work, she is an avid runner, backpacker, and loves international travel. Meredith lived overseas in eastern Asia for a year before moving to Charlotte in 2008 and had the opportunity to spend several weeks in Burkina Faso to help diagnose and treat pediatric malnutrition in 2013. She has completed six marathons including Boston and NYC. Meredith is passionate about helping others adapt their lifestyle to improve their health and knowledge of nutrition.
6 Types of Nut Butter - Which One Is Right For You
With the growing popularity and many options, you may feel a little lost amongst a sea of nut butter. From peanut butter and almond butter to cashew butter and soy nut butter, many people have no idea where to start! In this article, I'll break down 6 different types of nut butter so you...
Purple Carrot Review
Looking for a plant-based meal delivery service? Look no further! Purple Carrot provides its customers with plant-based recipes and pre-portioned ingredients delivered to their door each week. In this article, I’ll give you an inside look at my experience with Purple Carrot, including pros and cons, and why this may be the right meal...
Splendid Spoon Review
We are witnessing a surge in demand for delivery services; choosing the right meal kit for you is more important than ever. I was recently given the opportunity to sample Splendid Spoon, a plant-based meal delivery service that promotes clean, delicious meals low in sugar and sodium. In this article, I’ll review exactly...
Vegetarian Pregnancy - 6 Nutrients You Could Be Lacking
Nutrition plays an essential role in fetal growth and development. It's undoubtedly necessary for pregnant women to eat a balanced diet. This article will focus on vegetarianism, more specifically, lacto-ovo vegetarianism and veganism. I'll discuss essential nutrients for pregnancy while following a vegetarian eating style and how to select foods to meet nutrient needs. RELATED: 5 Questions You Must Ask Your...
Raw Generation Review
In the past few years, the concept of using certain foods to detoxify and cleanse our bodies has rapidly grown in popularity. As a consumer, you may be wondering, does it work? Can food cleanse our body, and does it have any long-term effects? How do the cleansing company's claims stack up against the science? 
Green Chef Review
As a registered dietitian, I'm fascinated by all of the meal delivery services on the market! After trying two different meal delivery services with varying experiences, I was curious about Green Chef. In this article, I’ll give you a review of my first experience with Green Chef, focusing on preparation, nutrition, and flavor of the meals, as well as...