Should RDs Recommend Adaptogens to Clients?

While adaptogens have been used for centuries around the world, only recently have their popularity grown beyond the holistic health community. By definition, adaptogens are agents that help the body and mind adapt to stress. Compared with single amino acid supplements or floral extracts, adaptogens typically are herbs or roots said to exert physiological “normalizing” […]

Intuitive Eating for Athletes and Active Clients

More dietitians are integrating the research-based concepts of intuitive eating into their counseling practices, but many are unaware of the principles and how to apply them. In the past, both dietitians and therapists used intuitive eating mostly in eating disorder treatment facilities. However, using intuitive eating in private practice has become more popular with hopes […]

Tips for the Perfect Picnic

No matter who your target population is, you’re likely to encourage your clients and audience to become more active, improve nutrient balance, and increase mindfulness while eating. Picnics are a great way to get others outside to be active before a more intuitive family meal. You can inspire clients to head out for a prepicnic […]