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Smart Nutrition: Monica Reinagel on new alcohol, sweetener studies

Monica Reinagel, MS,LD/N, CNS, is a board-certified, licensed nutritionist and professionally trained chef and opera singer. As the "Nutrition Diva," she hosts the popular health website, NutritionOverEasy.com. Monica is the author of several books, and is a regular contributor to Scientific American, medium.com, and other publications. She joins us occasionally here on Midday's Smart Nutrition series. (courtesy photo)

Today on Midday, another edition of Smart Nutrition, our occasional series of conversations about diet and health with our good friend, the Nutrition Diva, Monica Reinagel.

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Red wine can be part of a healthful diet, in moderation. New studies reassess the benefits and risks of routine alcohol consumption. (photo credit: David Gough via Flickr/Wikimedia Commons)

Today, Tom asks Monica about new medical studies concerning two things that are a big part of many people's diets: alcohol and a popular lo-cal sweetener called erythritol.

Monica Reinagel is a licensed nutritionist and the author of six books, including Nutrition Diva’s Secrets for a Healthy Diet.  She’s the creator of the weekly Nutrition Diva podcast, which has been one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts since it debuted in 2008. She also co-hosts a podcast with fitness coach Brock Armstrong called Change Academy.

Monica Reinagel joins us on Zoom…

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