I personally agree with the below letter regarding Kraft and Kids Eat Right… as follows: March 16, 2015 To Mary Beth Whalen, President Sonja Connor, leadership at the Academy and Kids Eat Right (KER) Foundation: I am a long-time members and proud supporters of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), but myself and fellow nutrition colleagues […]

How I Studied and PASSED the Registered Dietitian Exam

There are no short cuts in life… I have dedicated the last 6 years of my life studying nutrition and health and can finally say out loud to the world that I am a REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST! It feels so good to finally have reached my goals! I am preparing for my very first Clincal […]

FORGET your New Year’s Resolution and let’s set REALISTIC goals instead

According a 2010 poll by the American Psychological Association, only 1 in 5 adults who made a health related New Year’s Resolution were able to make a significant difference in their health habits.  I for one am an advocate for setting GOALS, especially HEALTHY GOALS!   Sometimes, we view New Year’s Resolutions as a magical […]

Public Health Nutritionist

FOUR weeks ago, I put on my cap and gown… I walked across that stage and accepted my degree. I am now officially a public health nutritionist holding my Master’s in Public Health Nutrition. I will be studying for the RD exam this summer and passing it toward the end of August. I have always considered […]

Food Synergy Please

A while back, nutrition became slightly complicated to the general public and even to many nutrition professionals. Scientists started discovering (and talking about) the benefits to singular nutrients and other biochemical substances within our foods. Before we knew it, nutritionists, Dietitians, and medical practitioners were emphasizing SPECIFIC nutrients for certain ailments or benefits of health. […]