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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 [...]

26 05, 2014

Don’t Put Your Eggs all in One Basket – There’s More than One Way to a Healthy Diet and Nutrition Counseling is Key

By |2014-05-26T10:00:03-04:00May 26th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

There seems to be a bit of a turf war going on - who should you trust to give you nutrition advice? A newscaster? A doctor? A scientist? A magazine? An herbalist? A babe or some other self-proclaimed nutrition expert?  People generally believe what they want to believe, but [...]

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 [...]

29 05, 2012

Not Monopoly, but the Game of Life

By |2012-05-29T08:16:42-04:00May 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|3 Comments

I had to the opportunity to meet with some of my state district's legislators recently to share some insights about the future of my profession. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently passed a bill that excluded registered dietitians and psychologists from providing intensive nutrition therapy [...]