Sustainable and nutrient-rich, pulses are trending in the supermarket aisle. Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian, shares a glimpse of how supermarket dietitians can pulse forward with beans, lentils, chickpeas, and peas to create an exciting momentum for promoting these healthy, delicious plant foods in your retail setting.
Sharon Palmer, RDN, is an award-winning writer, editor, blogger, speaker, and media expert on food and environmental issues, with a particular expertise in plant-based nutrition. Over 950 of her features have appeared in numerous publications. Her bookThe Plant-Powered Diet: The Lifelong Eating Plan for Achieving Optimal Health, Beginning Today (The Experiment, July 2012) was a critical success, which was followed by her second book Plant-Powered for Life: Eat Your Way to Lasting Health with 52 Simple Steps & 125 Delicious Recipes in July 2014. Sharon blogs every day as The Plant-Powered Dietitian, and is also nutrition editor for Today’s Dietitian. Sharon completed her BS and internship in Dietetics from Loma Linda University. Currently, she is in graduate school at Green Mountain College in Vermont to obtain a MS in Sustainable Food Systems at the end of 2018. Living in the chaparral hills overlooking Los Angeles with her husband and two sons, Sharon enjoys tending to her own organic garden, visiting the local farmers market every week, and cooking for friends and family.