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Monthly Archives: March 2013

20 03, 2013

Shop Smart: The Lure of Junk Food

By |2013-03-20T10:00:32-04:00March 20th, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I just read "The Extraordinary Science of Junk Food" by Michael Moss in the NY Times recently. It certainly was a thought-provoking read (and fairly long, so allow yourself some time). It addresses not only the profit-seeking aspect of junk food companies, but also the company's goals to [...]

16 03, 2013

Registered. Dietitian. Nutritionist.

By |2013-03-16T07:00:54-04:00March 16th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics just announced this week that they have approved the (currently) optional credential "RDN" for use by all Registered Dietitians (RD) credentialed by the Commisssion of Dietetic Registration. This is a hot topic among RDs right now, and, as with any change, there [...]

13 03, 2013

It’s Registered Dietitian Day®!

By |2013-03-13T10:00:03-04:00March 13th, 2013|Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

Today is Registered Dietitian's Day®. This is a day that's celebrated during National Nutrition Month® that highlights the work of the registered dietitian (RD) as part of the health care team and part of the food and nutrition industry. What's a dietitian? Dietitians minimally have Bachelor Degrees in [...]