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11 03, 2020

National RDN Day: How to Find a Dietitian

By |2020-03-11T11:42:07-04:00March 11th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on National RDN Day: How to Find a Dietitian

It's Registered Dietitian Day! Celebrate National Nutrition Month by focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. ? My goal has always been to help people enjoy eating for better health. I’m passionate about getting the facts about food [...]

15 11, 2019

Dietitians: We’re For Real

By |2019-11-15T13:28:36-05:00November 15th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Just for Fun, Wellness|2 Comments

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 about 100,000 registered dietitian nutritionists. About half of those hold advanced degrees, and many specialize. Registered Dietitian [...]

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 [...]

20 12, 2012

Diets Come and Diets Go: What’s the Magic Bullet? You.

By |2012-12-20T07:00:39-05:00December 20th, 2012|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Diets Come and Diets Go: What’s the Magic Bullet? You.

Oh how things have changed. Or have they? When it comes to the field of nutrition, we are fortunate to have extensive research performed over the past two decades that makes a good case for diet's relationship to disease. Heart disease, diabetes, and some forms of cancer have [...]

14 03, 2012

March 14 is RD Day!

By |2012-03-14T15:00:24-04:00March 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on March 14 is RD Day!

In celebration of National Nutrition Month®, Wednesday is also Registered Dietitian Day®. Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this day highlights the role of the nation's food and nutrition experts, registered dietitians (RDs). The Academy's mission is to promote optimal nutrition and well being for all [...]