Creating a Healthy Family

Have you ever gotten home from the grocery store, immediately washed the beautiful plump grapes you just purchased, and then left them on the counter for all to see? What happened next? Or, have you ever returned home from the grocery store and, in a rush, put all the fresh produce in the fridge with […]

RDs to Watch in 2017

To find out which dietitians will be movers and shakers in 2017, I put out several feelers on dietetic practice group LISTSERVS and some of my RD contact groups. I was absolutely blown away by the response and efforts of so many dietitians. The world of nutrition is ever evolving and RDs are leading the […]

New Year, New Trends

Each new year brings new food and nutrition trends that consumers are excited to explore. And dietitians must stay abreast of these trends so they can be aware of current consumer attitudes and guide clients to develop more healthful eating patterns. Below are five food and nutrition trends for 2017 and ways your clients can […]

Live Streaming: An Exciting New Platform

As a dietitian, you’d never meet with a new client or patient without knowledge of the latest nutrition news and research. And as an RD working in online nutrition communications, the same should hold true when it comes to understanding the newest social media platforms. While it’s easy to feel overwhelmed each time a new […]

Dietary Guidance for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

In the United States, there are four main weight loss surgery procedures performed: gastric bypass, duodenal switch, sleeve gastrectomy, and lap-band. Regardless of the procedure, patients must follow strict diet protocols when preparing for surgery, as well as after surgery to allow healing. Once patients are cleared to consume a normal diet, the guidelines become […]