Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN, Health Professional

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., is a registered dietitian, receiving her undergraduate degree in dietetics from James Madison University and her master’s degree in health education and administration from Towson University. She is a certified specialist in adult weight management and teaches cooking classes. Carmen enjoys educating her clients about how nutrition affects the body and its role in overall health and wellness. She also loves volunteering, including as a Girl Scout troop leader.

Sodium: How Much Do We Really Need?

Credit: Thinkstock The average American consumes over 3,400 mg of sodium each day, which is equal to 1½ teaspoons of salt. While it’s a fact that people who consume too much sodium tend to have higher blood pressure and increased risk of cardiovascul...
Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Low FODMAPS: Is It Worth Trying?

A low FODMAP diet helps alleviate symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), as well as symptoms of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and celiac disease.
Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Nutritional Needs for Men as They Age

Credit: Thinkstock Small changes in diet and lifestyle can make a huge difference when it comes to men’s health. Here are some prevalent health conditions in men and how nutrition and lifestyle can make a significant impact on disease prevention. Hea...
Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Keeping Your Kids Active During the Winter Months

Winter is almost here. As the shortest day of the year approaches, we are challenged with making the most of the daylight hours. Soon it will be dark at 5:00 PM, and if your child gets home at 4:00 from school, they don’t have much time to play outsi...
Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

The Best High-Protein Snacks

Americans love to snack. Research shows that approximately 90 percent of adults and 97 percent of children in our country snack every day, sometimes more than once. Unfortunately, the most common snacks (such as chips, candy, and soda) are high in bo...
Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

A healthy quinoa bake side dish, tasty pumpkin pie, and a harvest apple salad to mix this up this holiday!
Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN