Allison Knott MS, RD

Allison Knott MS, RD


Born and raised in the South, Allison Knott is still emerging from the culture shock of her move to Boston. She became a registered dietitian in 2008 and received an M.S. in Nutrition Communication at Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy in 2012. She is passionate about bringing accurate nutrition information to the public and isn't shy about sharing her view of nutrition and food. Check out her blog at

Allison Knott MS, RD'S latest stories

Ten 'Healthy' Foods That Are Not Healthy

Before you grab that bottled green smoothie or granola bar, you better check the label.

Pumpkin Recipes with Fewer Calories than a Pumpkin Spice Latte

Put down the pumpkin latte. Read on for better ways to taste the season.

Is Your Desk Job Wrecking Your Waistline?

Three tips if you eat one or two (or three) meals a day at your desk.

Five Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

You are what you eat, so eat lots of cold foods with high water content to stay cool.

What Americans Spend on Groceries: Then and Now

You might be surprised by how the times have changed our shopping habits.

Taco Bell's Beefy Nacho Burrito: Yes, Nachos IN a Burrito

That, and other over-the-top, fat-laden foods gracing menus around the country.

'Natural' versus 'Organic' and Genetically Modified Organisms

Has Kashi pulled a fast one?

Your Wallet and Waistline vs. Grocery Stores and Marketers

How to come out of a grocery store with exactly what you wanted.

Want to Get Fit? Learn to Eat Right First

If watching the Boston Marathon inspires you to hit the streets, don't forget about nutrition as you do!

Popcorn: A Healthier Snack Option Than You Thought

Hey, who are we to refuse an excuse to eat more of our movie theater favorite?