Amy Richter, MS, RDN Author at Nutritionist Answers

Co-Founder | Lead Author | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Amy Richter is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based in Missouri. She’s an alumnus of Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy (IFNA) and a nutrition writer/medical advisor for Healthline and Medical News Today. Amy’s favorite activity is translating complex science into easy-to-understand articles for practitioners and laypeople.


  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
  • Licensed Dietitian (LD)


  • M.S. in Nutrition Diagnostics – Cox College
  • B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics – Missouri State University
  • Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy (IFNA)


  • Over 6 years of experience in food and nutrition journalism.
  • Medical reviewer for Healthline, Medical News Today, Innerbody Research, and other websites.
  • Completed over 1,400 hours of supervised practice to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
  • Author on several popular blogs, routinely quoted in magazines and across the media.


Recent Posts by Amy Richter, MS, RDN

Tamarind (MRT)

About Tamarind Tamarind is a tropical fruit known for its distinct sweet and sour taste. It is commonly used in stir-fries, curries, and condiments in Asian, Latin American, and Indian cuisine....

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Sage (MRT)

Ways to Use Sage Infused Oils: Infuse olive oil with sage for a flavored oil that's great for dressings, marinades, or to drizzle over finished dishes. Herbal Teas: Simply steep fresh or dried sage...

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Rainbow Trout (MRT)

About Rainbow Trout Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is a species of freshwater fish known for its vibrant, iridescent coloring that resembles a rainbow along its sides. The flesh ranges in color...

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Radishes (MRT)

Ways to Use Radishes Salads: Thinly sliced or grated radishes add a peppery crunch to green salads. They pair well with lettuce, spinach, and other salad greens. Sandwiches and Wraps: Sliced...

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Hops (MRT)

About Hops Hops are the flowers of the hop plant, Humulus lupulus, used primarily to make beer. They are small, green, and cone-shaped, with petal-like scales. In beer, hops add bitterness and...

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Jalapenos (MRT)

Ways to Use Jalapenos Salsas and Dips: Dice them up and add to salsas, guacamole, or other dips for extra heat. In Soups and Stews: Chop and add to soups, stews, or chili to enhance the flavor...

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Black Beans (MRT)

Ways to Use Black Beans Black Bean Soup: A hearty and flavorful soup made with black beans, vegetables, and spices. It can be pureed for a smooth texture or left chunky. Burritos and Tacos: Use...

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What is rosacea? A chronic, inflammatory skin condition that primarily affects the face and is characterized by redness and pustules (small, pus-filled pimples) (1). How common is rosacea? Globally,...

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