TD’s Austin Food and Farm Tour

It was so exciting to organize the second annual Today’s Dietitian farm tour on May 20—this time in Austin, Texas, during the Today’s Dietitian 5th Annual Spring Symposium. We had a fabulous group of 48 attendees, including dietitians (from as far away as Mexico and the UK), speakers, and sponsors for a full day of […]

Nutritious 5-Minute Meals

How can you help clients move from eating fast food regularly to cooking at home? The thought of having to plan, shop, cook, and clean may feel overwhelming to novice cooks. Thirty-minute meals, or even 15-minute meals, may feel like too much of a time commitment to someone who’s used to hitting the drive-thru on […]

Let’s Talk About Sleep

Lack of sleep is one of the most overlooked health markers that all health care professionals—including dietitians—should address more often. For instance, a dietitian may counsel someone with diabetes or address a group about weight management—both of which can be negatively affected by sleep deprivation. Whether you’re in clinical practice, academia, public health, or any […]

Outsourcing for Your Business

Your two most valuable resources as a business owner are time and money. Both are necessary but also finite. New entrepreneurs often handle as many responsibilities as possible to keep costs low, sacrificing income-producing activities in the process. This year, I made it a priority to delegate more tasks so I can focus on the […]

Honey’s Holistic Benefits

Honey, with all of its natural golden goodness, has acquired a health halo as a sweetener—and as a folklore remedy for various health conditions. But are any of the sweet tales true? Today’s Dietitian (TD) looks into whether there’s any validity to the claims that honey is a natural therapeutic agent.  Can honey be a useful […]

Diabetes Management in Children

Diabetes is a challenging diagnosis for anyone, one that requires changes to many aspects of daily life. But when a child is diagnosed, it’s especially difficult—not only for the child but also his or her family. As educators, dietitians can help children with diabetes and family members take control and develop a lifestyle that includes […]

Eating Vegetarian/Vegan On the Go

Just because your clients are vegetarian or vegan or trying to include more plants and less meat in their diets doesn’t mean they can’t travel stress-free. If they’re constantly on the go and need quick meal and snack ideas, plant-based options are plentiful. When eating vegetarian or vegan, encourage clients to get creative to balance […]