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20 03, 2018

5 Reasons to Get Referred to a Registered Dietitian

By |2019-06-26T13:50:59-04:00March 20th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|7 Comments

There are all sorts of people in the media offering you diet advice. Doctors, celebrities, naturopaths, chiropractors, holistic wellness coaches and other self-proclaimed nutritionists. Most of them focus on foods that you absolutely must eliminate (with an unsubstantiated focus on "organic", "natural" and their perceived ideas about conventional [...]

13 03, 2018

You May Be a Dietitian If…

By |2019-06-26T13:51:01-04:00March 13th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|2 Comments

March is National Nutrition Month® and March 14 is Registered Dietitian Day. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The number of registered dietitians has grown five fold since 1969, and there are now 100,000 registered dietitian nutritionists! About [...]

21 10, 2016

We Went, Saw, Tasted, Heard: Now We Decide

By |2019-06-26T13:53:37-04:00October 21st, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|2 Comments

This year, 10,400 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians and students (along with certified personal trainers, food scientists, and others), went to Boston to participate in the annual conference called FNCE® (food, nutrition conference and expo). I didn't get much sleep there, but had a blast. Opening session was [...]

11 10, 2016

Love-fest in Boston

By |2019-06-26T13:53:43-04:00October 11th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|0 Comments

 Look out Boston, you are about to be bombarded with about 10,000 Foodies and Nutrition Nerds. Every October the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics holds their annual Food and Nutrition conference and expo: FNCE® for short. For many dietitians like myself, who telecommute, it's an opportunity to meet [...]

2 03, 2016

What Flavors Do You Savor?

By |2016-03-02T13:48:57-04:00March 2nd, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized|1 Comment

March is National Nutrition Month®. Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics creates a new theme geared toward helping the public eat a healthier diet, and enjoy a healthy lifestyle. This year's theme is: "Savor the Flavor of Eating Right". I'm always excited about National Nutrition Month® because it's [...]